[Bug 11334] Re: MASTER Copy-Paste doesn't work if the source is closed before the paste
11334 at bugs.launchpad.net
Thu Jan 26 13:28:10 UTC 2012
We like linux, we believe in an open source future, where open source
is the best. We want all to be perfect, we dont want Mac.
2012/1/26 skabbedabbeda <11334 at bugs.launchpad.net>:
> @matteo sisti sette (matteosistisette):
> "Reported by Arandonohue on 2004-12-20". That's indeed more than 6
> years, but it's even more than 7 years. Besides that, it's been more
> than 7 years the bug was reported on Ubuntu's Launchpad, but this bug is
> way older. Even before Ubuntu existed, this bug already existed and was
> to be found in Linux distributions which existed 10 years ago.
> Don't expect this bug to be fixed, because developers just don't care
> about this bug. If you want to get rid of this bug, then there's only
> one solution: Don't use this crap anymore. Install Windows or buy a Mac
> (or try to install Mac OS X on a regular PC). That's the only solution.
> My advice is to buy a Mac. I know they aren't cheap, but I did so and it
> works great. It's just absolutely gorgeous. Everything just works as
> it's supposed to.
> Just get rid of Linux completely. Using another distribution isn't an
> option, because it's all the same crap. Linux is only good for servers
> which run without a GUI, it's just not designed for desktops. For your
> desktop there are only two operatings systems which really work: Windows
> and Mac OS X (although I'm so sure about the first one, but it's way
> better than any Linux distribution available.)
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> MASTER Copy-Paste doesn't work if the source is closed before the
> Status in AbiWord:
> Status in ChmSee:
> Status in Chromium Browser:
> Status in Eclipse:
> Status in Chat app, and Telepathy user interface:
> Status in Epiphany - Clone of BoulderDash Game:
> Status in gnome-utils - GNOME Desktop Utilities:
> Status in GnuCash - Finance manager:
> Status in GTK+ GUI Toolkit:
> Status in Inkscape: A Vector Drawing Tool:
> Status in The OpenOffice.org Suite:
> Status in Tomboy:
> Status in Webkit Direct Port:
> Fix Released
> Status in X.Org X server:
> Status in Xournal:
> Status in XUL + XPCOM application runner:
> Fix Released
> Status in Ubuntu:
> Bug description:
> ===+++ _____________________ ! ALL USERS ! _____________________ +++===
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> IMPORTANT 1: Please see the WORKAROUND a few lines below.
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> *** WORKAROUND ***
> Install klipper, glipper, parcellite or xfce4-clipman
> When I copy (Ctrl + C, or right click and "Copy") text from somewhere
> and after that close the program where it is, the clipboard gets
> Steps to reproduce in gedit :
> 1. Pick any text field that supports copying, copy some text.
> 2. Paste into any other text field.
> 3. It works.
> 4. Close the source window or program.
> 5. Paste now does nothing.
> This bug will happen in any application that doesn't comply with the clipboard specification from FreeDesktop.
> There was also previous considerations about improving xserver-xorg clipboard, which would reduce adaptation work from upstream projects to comply with the specification.
> Xorg : https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=25220
> ******** Actual Status : ********
> ----- Not fixed : ------
> OpenOffice : http://www.openoffice.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=63092
> GIMP | GTK+ : https://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510204
> Gnucash : http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=510205
> Inkscape : This bug.
> ++++ Fixed : +++++
> Firefox, Thunderbird, Sunbird (Xulrunner) : Fixed in 1.9.3 trunk https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=311340
> Evolution : Fixed in 2.29 http://bugzilla.gnome.org/show_bug.cgi?id=258374
> Chromium : http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=32291
> Pidgin : Fixed
> Gedit : Fixed
> Most Gnome apps, Fixed
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