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Two clipboards possible?

It seems like I have two clipboards in Ubuntu? Text piece one: copy/insert via mouse context menu Text piece two: copy/insert via ctrl+c / shift+insert How comes and where are configuration options ...
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How to make copyq default in KDE Kubuntu and replace Klipper?

I'm new to (K)ubuntu. How do I turn off the Default clipboard manager (Klipper) in KDE and make copyq default.
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How to disable Clipboard in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS?

Is there a way to disable the clipboard completely? The goal is to block the usage of right Click Copy / Paste along with Ctrl+c / Ctrl+v in a restricted desktop environment. Searched for a quite a ...
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Using paste function from a clipboard manager while renaming a file inline using a file manager

I am using KDE Plasma 5.12.7 on Kubuntu 18.04 (for details of my system configuration, see below). I would like a clipboard manager and a file manager that would together allow me to rename files, ...
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Sharing the same clipboard with windows

I run Ubuntu and Windows 10 machines. Is it possible somehow share same clipboard contents. Not keyboard and mouse sharing - just clipboard.
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Where is the documentation for clipit hiding?

man clipit for Ubuntu says nothing about useful stuff like ctl-alt-f for find in history, ctl-alt-p and ctl-alt-h. There are no help widgets, and my system displays no task bar icon. Where is the ...
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Clipit Hotkeys Stop Working Whenever System Godes into Powersavig Mode

In Ubuntu 18.04, the hotkeys in Clipit (e.g., Cntl-Alt-H for History) stop working after the system goes into Powersaving mode (and maybe stop working at other times, too). If I then go into ClipIt's ...
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Copy/paste manager in system tray for Ubuntu 18.04

Are there any copy/paste managers (for tracking copy history) which integrate nicely in system tray on Ubuntu 18.04?
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Clipboard Manager: avoid password getting stored in history

I use the clipboard manager diodon, but I think this problem is relevant to all clipboard managers on Ubuntu. If I copy a password from keepass (the tool I use to manage my passwords), then the ...
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xfce4-clipman actions don't work

I've defined the following action in xfce4-clipman: Name: my_action Pattern: works Commands: Name: my_command Command: /usr/bin/touch /tmp/my_file I expect that when I highlight the single "works" ...
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Location of the clipboard history managed by Klipper

Where does Klipper store the clipboard history? I'm using Kubuntu 16.04 LTS.
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A clipboard manager that also supports images?

Most clipboard managers I found only support text to be stored in their clipboard history. Can someone please recommend me one that also stores images?
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Can I get visual feedback from copying wth Ctrl+C?

Lots of times I need to Ctrl+C (or Ctrl+Insert) multiple times to copy something. I would appreciate visual feedback that says "a new thing has been copied" or something like that. Is there someway to ...
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Cannot copy, would hang every time I do Ctrl+C

Recently I cannot copy. Every time I select a text and Ctrl+C it, the process would hang and eventually crash. I even tried with a clipboard manager (qlipper, xfce4-clipman, clipit) but none of them ...
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ClipIt keeps synchronizing primary selection with Ctrl+C even after closed/disabled, how to fix?

ClipIt keeps synchronizing primary selection (mouse selection auto copy to clipboard) with Ctrl+C (so the primary is overwriting ctrl+c one!) even after closed/disabled, how to fix? I am not being ...
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Paste as plain text using a clipboard manager

I need a global solution for paste as plain text function in my Ubuntu 16.10 system. I know CopyQ has this ability but I want to use a clipboard manager which is FOSS and which can be installed from ...
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Copy and paste clipboard history selectively [duplicate]

Is there a way (I know this is very specific but hang with me) to press Ctrl+v+1 to copy the last thing on your clip board and Ctrl+v+2 for the thing after that and so on and so forth? I know that ...
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How to create “static items” in clipit?

There are a few Q&As about clipit on this site, but information about how to use some of its features remains elusive. The documentation speaks of being able to maintain and use a list of "...
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Clipboard Manager for Ubuntu 16.04, 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm looking for an application that can copy two or more items and then I can choose one of them to paste. Indeed, it should work on terminal.
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Diodon not working after upgrade to 16.04

Diodon does not open any more after upgrading to Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. If I start diodon from the shell, I see these error message each time I press ctrl-alt-v: (diodon:20112): GLib-GIO-WARNING **: ...
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What tool adds unlimited clipboard and searchable retrieval?

In OS X, the Alfred Powerpack lets users search and retrieve from their clipboard history for a while. Albert, the Alfred lookalike for Linux, doesn't appear to have that feature. What tools will let ...
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How to bring back Clipit's online Mode?

I'm not able to bring clipit back from offline mode to online I can't find any proper documentation
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Recover clipboard after shutdown or system failure/freeze

My computer just froze and I was forced to reboot. Is there any hope for recovering the text I had copied prior to the failure? E.g. in logs If not, what are my options for accessing the clipboard ...
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Diodon not launching at startup

I'm currently using Xubuntu 14.04 and I have Diodon set to start automatically (under Session and Startup, I go to the 'Application Autostart' tab and I've made sure that the box for "Diodon (GTK+ ...
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Clipit's Offline Mode?

The version of the Clipit applet in 14.04's repos has an "offline mode" option. It is not really clear what it does, as Clipit seems to lack support for any Pastebin site. Any ideas?
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How to get multiple clipboards

I have been using Ubuntu for some time, but still haven't found what would be the most useful thing for me, a way of having multiple clipboards. So is there any software out there at all, or a built-...
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Does ClipIT help to track data's source and destination?

I know that ClipIt saves history of last copied items. My questions are: Is there a way to know what is the source and destination of each copied item ? If not, is there other clipboard manager ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 Clipboard Manager?

I'm looking for a program that saves the recent clipboard items (plain text would be enough) for Ubuntu 14.04. Thanks for any help !
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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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How do I give myself fast access to pasting some common strings?

I often find myself pasting the same strings into the browser (I have a youtube channel, and at the end of the videos I constantly post the same links: channel URL, website, email, introductory video, ...
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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 history....
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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.