Placing file/string that have been copied.

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Preventing “pasting” (p) from copying selected text to register in Vim

What I want is: Copy some part of text Replace some other parts of text with copied part. What I do is: Make a selection: v Yanking the selection: y Making another selection: v Paste the yanked ...
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Why am I not able to copy and paste with the center button of my mouse?

I just reinstalled Kubuntu 13.10 and found that the mouse will not copy and paste after selecting and pressing the center button. How do I fix this?
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LibreOffice Calc Crash after Paste

Started off after trying to paste just over 1000 cells of text. Next it happened 500 cells then 10 cells and now I can't paste from one file to another. Tried a new profile that didn't help. Running ...
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Deactivate middle-button-paste on one specific HID

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 on a lenovo T430s. When using an external keyboard with track-point, I observed the following unexpected behavior: when scrolling (pressing and holding the middle mouse button ...
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How do you paste code 'one line at a time' in the command line?

I'm trying to make a wifi driver work and the instructions say to paste the code one line at a time. Does this mean hit enter after each line? How do I move down a line? When I paste the first line ...
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How can I copy from ubuntu and paste in wine application like Foxit

When I copy a text from Firefox or gedit in Ubuntu and try to paste into a Wine app like Foxit PDF reader it doesn't paste it, it replaces the paragraph with a Chinese character. When I do the inverse ...
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Pasting paths into gnome-terminal

How can I paste the path to a file or folder into the terminal. When I try to do this, it pastes the path as file:///home/user/path/file. How can I make it paste as a normal path. Guake terminal does ...
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Wine character encoding with Evernote

I managed to install Evernote on linux using wine. It runs with a few minor gotchas. I have problem with pasting text into Evernote. Ubuntu uses UTF8 encoding, Evernote under wine uses some Windows ...
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Global keyboard shortcut for copy, cut and paste

How can I define a global shortcuts for copy, cut and paste? I'm used to Mac's ⌘+C for copy and ⌘+V for paste. They are global, so I can use them interchanging data between CLI and GUI apps. How can ...
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Pasting previous text from clipoboard

I have problem with clipboard. Best explanation will be by example: I want to send to my friend two texts: AAA and BBB. I make copy/paste of first one. Then I'm making copy/past of second one and I'm ...
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GNOME-Terminal - Copy file and place in separate directory

I was wondering how I could copy a file and paste it in a separate directory (like a different folder besides the current one) in the GNOME-Terminal. Any suggestions? Thanks!
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Paste and match style

You know, in OS X, you can paste some text with an option to match a style of the environment it's being pasted into. Can I do it somehow in Ubuntu?
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How to avoid the “dangerous copy and paste” problem

A brief quote from the article "Old tricks are new again: Dangerous copy and paste" at The H Security website: Copying and pasting something does not necessarily mean the user will get what they ...
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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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How do I copy and paste files from one directory to another using the mouse?

On Microsoft Windows, I right-click on the file and choose "Copy". I place my cursor on the target directory, right-click on it and choose "Paste". The file will be copied to the target folder. It ...
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Mouse Copy/Paste Problem

It seems that since I switched to 12.04.2 my mouse copy/paste is not working properly. It takes 2 to 4 middle button clicks to get it to paste. You can't really tell when it's going to paste.
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Input text at the cursor (in any window)

I need to be able to input some text (constant) at the cursor of any window by pressing a defined shortcut (I know this is specific to a window manager, so this isn't part of the question). I.e. I'm ...