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Does cut & paste work in terminal? As in ctrl+c and ctrl+v?

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In Ubuntu and Linux in general you have several ways of copying and pasting.

For apps not related to a terminal environment you can simply do the following:

CTRL+C - Copy
CTRL+V - Paste CTRL+X - Cut (Not available in Terminal by default)

On the terminal you simply add SHIFT to this shortcuts, like this:

RIGHT SHIFT+RIGHT CTRL+C - Copy
RIGHT SHIFT+RIGHT CTRL+V - Paste

The difference is that you need to use the Right keys.

Additional to this, if you have mouse support, this includes a quicker way to copy and paste information. by simply highlighting a text you are actually copying to a special clipboard that holds the last highlighted text you have selected. To paste this text, either on a non-terminal app or even inside the terminal you can simply click on the middle mouse button. This will paste the last text you have highlighted with your mouse.

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    The RIGHT isn't necessary, just Ctrl+Shift+C and Ctrl+Shift+V will work. – Mendhak Feb 1 '14 at 21:02
  • If you use other languages the default shortcuts change to the right only. In English it works on both sides. – Luis Alvarado Feb 1 '14 at 22:42
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For pasting in the terminal you have to use Ctrl+Shift+V, and for copying, Ctrl+Shift+C.

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Ctr + c is used to terminated a program (sending kill signal to current process). I think that there's a way to change that. Google is your friend to find how.

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You can also use Ctrl+Ins for copy and Shift+Ins for paste

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