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Most of the time I can't copy/paste Text anymore. Neither via right mouse -> Copy/Paste nor via Ctrl+C/V. The result of copying from gedit "Test1234" and pasting it back into gedit is "°ö". But the resulting 4-char Strings vary from time to time. The only copy/paste variant that seems to work correctly all the time is the Middle-Mouse copy in terminal. The applications I tested are: gedit, terminal, firefox, eclipse In all of those the problem was there.

Locales are set to _en_GB.uft8_ (dunno whether this is relevant).

The strangest thing is, that there are short moments copy/paste works just fine.

Thanks a lot for your help in advance!

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closed as not a real question by Bruno Pereira Mar 17 '12 at 19:19

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this sounds very strange - do you have the same issue if you use a clipboard manager such as glipper ? –  fossfreedom Jul 23 '11 at 17:42
I tried parcellite - but it also displayed those messed up clipboard entries. –  duelle Jul 23 '11 at 20:50
This question appears to be abandoned, if you are experiencing a similar issue please ask a new question with details pertaining to your problem. If you feel this question is not abandoned, please flag the question explaining that. I am flagging this for closure. Regards, –  Ringtail Mar 17 '12 at 16:28

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