I try to copy from the descriptions and paste the code into the terminal but it doesn't work. Even the rightmouse click does not work.

Ctrl+V or Ctrl+Shift+V does not work even the right mouse click does not work.

What can I do pls?

UPDATE: I found this answer (but is not for ubuntu 14.04): https://askubuntu.com/a/113308/390077


Select what you want to copy, then use the middle button of your mouse to paste. If you don't have a middle button, try pressing both mouse buttons at once.

In any case, CtrlV isn't supposed to work. The shortcut for pasting into a terminal after having copied with CtrlC is ShiftInsert


In terminal, I select the text by dragging with the left mouse button, press the right mouse button and select copy from the pop-up menu.

To paste, press the right mouse button and select paste from the pop-up menu.


I found if you install Gnome terminal you can rightmouse click!

  • gnome-terminal is the standard terminal in Ubuntu... What kind of Ubuntu are you running? – Fabby Mar 27 '15 at 22:28

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