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.


Try ClipIt. It works on both Gnome3 and Unity. Install it with

sudo apt install clipit
  • Thanks, clipit works in my Ubuntu 12.04 Gnome, but remains invisible in Unity. Looks like the same problem as with other clipboard managers. – Alex F Nov 4 '12 at 8:31
  • Are you sure its running? It works in my gnome and unity. On 12.10.. but it doesn't start automatically, you have to start it. – countunique Nov 4 '12 at 9:22
  • I also found this discussion useful: ubuntu.5.n6.nabble.com/… – Alex F Nov 6 '12 at 15:54

Try Diodon, which comes with a Unity integration such as an application indicator and a Unity Lens.

  • After installing about 20 different Diodon prerequisites, I give up - looks like this project is not ready yet :( – Alex F Nov 6 '12 at 15:47
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    Were you installing it from the ppa or from source? – Oliver Sauder Nov 7 '12 at 17:28
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    I installed it from the ppa, no problem and works perfectly :) – Immanuel Weihnachten Nov 13 '12 at 15:16
  • That's a really nice clipboard manager. Thanks! – Scaine Jan 6 '13 at 0:34
  • Thanks a lot. Finally a worthy replacement of the old Glipper I've used for years! – Daniel Holm Mar 18 '15 at 14:45

Parcellite just released a version with appindicator. You can also white list it. Details in 1.1.4 release notes, and PPA for appindicator.


Keepboard is another one you can give a try.

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