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In Ubuntu, if I select something on the terminal, it is only available within the terminal via middle click, but I am not able to paste the selected text in other applications (like my browser), without having to explicitly do a right-click-copy first.

This is very annoying. Is there a setting where I can change this behavior to copy everywhere on select, much like it works across X?

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closed as too localized by fossfreedom May 11 '12 at 22:57

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Selecting text in Konsole and using the middle mouse button in Firefox works for me (Kubuntu 11.10) –  Lekensteyn Jan 8 '12 at 15:14
On 11.10, I'm able to select text in Terminal and paste it via middle-click in gedit and Chrome. Maybe this was a bug with 11.04? –  michaelms Jan 8 '12 at 15:44
How are you doing the "middle mouse button"? With an actual 3-button mouse or by emulation of clicking the left and right buttons simultaneously? If the latter, this emulation no longer works by default in Ubuntu versions beyond Natty (the change was in Xorg). –  Tim Jan 9 '12 at 14:31

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