Questions and software suggestions relating to the use of clipboard managers

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how to find out what applications are using the clip manager in ubuntu 14.04

I have installed a number of clipboard history managers on ubuntu 14.04 and I uninstalled them. Then I installed CopyQ but it does not start. I am suspecting another application is using the clipboard ...
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Copying animated GIF to clipboard from command line

I have tried to use xclip to populate the clipboard, but the image looses animation when I paste. I am on Ubuntu 14.04 I tried copying using xclip xclip -selection clipboard -t image/png -i > ...
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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 ...
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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.