Questions and software suggestions relating to the use of clipboard managers

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Software for integrating ubuntu in workspace?

I have three, sometimes four systems as a regular workspace. One Ubuntu, two Windows 10 and rarely a Mac. And I got tired of using usb sticks, cloud services and the NAS to move files between them. I ...
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How to bring back Clipit's online Mode?

Really annoying that not able to bring back from offline mode to online No proper documentation (i guess ) please help me on this Thanks
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Recover clipboard after shutdown or system failure/freeze

My computer just froze and I was forced to reboot. Is there any hope for recovering the text I had copied prior to the failure? E.g. in logs If not, what are my options for accessing the clipboard ...
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Diodon not launching at startup

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I have Diodon set to start automatically (under Session and Startup, I go to the 'Application Autostart' tab and I've made sure that the box for "Diodon (GTK+ ...
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Clipit's Offline Mode?

The version of the Clipit applet in 14.04's repos has an "offline mode" option. It is not really clear what it does, as Clipit seems to lack support for any Pastebin site. Any ideas?
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How to get multiple clipboards

I have been using Ubuntu for some time, but still haven't found what would be the most useful thing for me, a way of having multiple clipboards. So is there any software out there at all, or a built-...
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Does ClipIT help to track data's source and destination?

I know that ClipIt saves history of last copied items. My questions are: Is there a way to know what is the source and destination of each copied item ? If not, is there other clipboard manager ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Clipboard Manager?

I'm looking for a program that saves the recent clipboard items (plain text would be enough) like Ditto for Windows. And I don't understand why the reliability of the clipboard managers are so ...
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Mouseless Clipboard Manager

There are a lot of clipboard managers available, but I search one which can be used without using the mouse. Has someone a recommendation for me?
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Weird behavior of Copyq top panel icon?

I use copyq as my clipboard manager and it works fine, but whenever I try to cleaned my system using BleachBit(as normal user) top bar icon changes like below image and most of time when i click that ...
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Parcellite menu appears at startup

The menu appears when Parcellite is started. This happens at boot-up and if I start it using the Dash button. See animated GIF below. I've removed and re-installed Parcellite. I've also deleted ~/....
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Is there any way to check the clipboard History without external app? [duplicate]

Is there anyway for me to look at the history of the contents of the clipboard? I had a rather large SVN patch, that has unfortunately been wiped due to a careless copy of a URL, before pasting the ...
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Clipboard manager with favorites feature?

I am looking for a clipboard manager with favorites feature. That is, I should be able to star or mark some clipboard items as favorites. These items should never be removed from the clipboard history....
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macro to paste pre-configured text

I am looking to avoid ever typing in my email address again. Is there a way to configure a key to paste some pre-set bit of text like my email. I'd like this to work across all applications ideally. ...
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Copy file into clipboard line by line

So I'm using the following script to copy a file line by line into the clipboard: perl -ne 'm/\t(.+)\n/; open(my $pipe, "|xclip -i"); print {$pipe} $1; close($pipe);'\ 'print; `bash -c "read ...
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Is it possible to key-bind the pasting of the x-clipboard? How?

I was wondering if it is possible to add a keybind to paste the x-clipboard in Lubuntu. (primary selection) If possible to keybind it, would you still be able to use the middle-click too? Is there ...
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Save last “copy” from clipboard to file

I am able to copy a massive string of text but unable to paste it anywhere without the program crashing. So, I wonder: How can I fetch it from the clipboard via CLI and save it to a file instead? ...
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Any linux version of clipboardfusion with macros

I have Clipboardfusion installed on my Windows computer and it has a macro feature that lets me create c# or vb macros that it will execute on the copied text in the clipboard. Is there anything like ...
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Clipboard manager for 12.04 Unity

What clipboard manager can be used for Ubuntu 12.04 64 bit Unity? I tried Parcellite and Glipper - both not working. Parcellite remains invisible, Glipper crashes.
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Synergy clipboard (copy/paste) not working with glipper?

(just wanted to document this; self-answer to follow) I have a setup with QuickSynergy between two Ubuntu machines, set up like this: Ubuntu 10.04.4 LTS (lucid) - synergy server, has mouse attached ...
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Reliable clipboard manager

There are many clipboard managers available. The first one I used, I found out if messes clipboard history if clipboard contents was multiline - which I found to be very lame and naive Second one ...
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Is there a clipboard manager with Paste All functionality?

Does any of the linux clipboard managers have the feature paste all? A simple scenario: 1. Copy first piece of text. 2. Copy second piece of text. 3. Copy n-th piece of text. 4. Command the clipboard ...
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What's the best clipboard manager that doesn't need the panel?

I'm looking for a clipboard manager that doesn't need the panel to be useful. Something that can be triggered another way. Or... If someone can provide an easy way to trigger the dropdown that would ...
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How do I enable a clipboard manager?

I've manually installed clipboard managers in Ubuntu before (both Klipper and Glipper, IIRC), and found them useful. Does 11.04 ship with a standard clipboard manager? If so, how do I enable it? If ...
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Gnome Terminal primary selection and Ctrl+C / Ctrl+V clipboard sync needed

I was putty user. Putty allows you to select the text which gets copied to clipboard. Now on ubuntu, I am using Terminal to connect host. I want to sync clipboard and terminal primary selection. So I ...
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How to check if clipboard contents have changed from a script, other than polling?

any scripting language will do, to check when the clipboard (both primary and clipboard) contents change, so that specific actions can be executed.
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GNOME alternatives / equivalent for Klipper?

Anyone has any tool, other than a pen and pencil to help me manage more than 5 "copy-pastes"? I heard of Glipper, but anymore, with a small description and pros/cons would be appreciated. Thanks.
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Klipper pop-up menu does not exist anymore

I have been using Klipper as my clipboard manager and it was quiet flexible to use it's pop-up menu shortcut. But in ubuntu 10.10 it seems that there is no shortcut key to trigger the klipper popup ...
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Is there a program in Ubuntu repositories that will keep a clipboard history for me? [duplicate]

I occasionally clobber whatever I had already copied to the clipboard. It would rock to just be able to keep all of my clipboard history right in front of me.