Re: Copy and paste in Terminal

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  On 10/13/2010 06:08 PM, Kevin J. Cummings wrote:
> On 10/13/2010 03:42 PM, Alex wrote:
>> Hi,
>> For some reason, simply highlighting text in a Terminal no longer
>> copies it to the buffer. I must right-click then select copy in order
>> for it to work. What changed? How can I fix this?
> AFAICT, when you highlight text with the mouse/touchpad, you can "copy"
> it only with the middle button (or both buttons on a two button
> mouse/touchpad).  This is *not* the same as COPY/PASTE, but a similar
> functionality.  You lose the ability to copy the highlighted text as
> soon as the highlight goes away (presumably by a click somewhere else).
>   It is a function of X11.
>> I thought it might have something to do with screen, but it does it on
>> any tab, whether screen is being used or not.
> It still works for me in Fedora 12.  What version are you running?
>> Thanks,
>> Alex
Well, on my system, all I have to do is highlight it
and it automatically is in the copy buffer, and I
can paste it with the middle button.

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