When will we have a clipboard that works?

Stereotypical Rage ubuntu.stereo at gmail.com
Wed Nov 22 03:00:07 UTC 2006


have you tried Glipper? http://glipper.sourceforge.net/ or Klipper for KDE?


Chanchao wrote:
> I'd like to have a clipboard that just works.  Similar to how it worked
> on my Commodore Amiga since 1986,  Windows since 3.1 or thereabouts, and
> my mobile phone since the Nokia 7650.
> I.e., the clipboard not losing it's marbles after closing the
> application/window you copied stuff from. 
> I would also like to ditch the old 'X' type auto-copy of stuff when
> selecting things.   This is just evil, like try to paste a URL or Google
> search term into Firefox.. to delete whatever was in there, most people
> would select it and then paste.. but in selecting it, it replaces the
> clipboard contents.
> That's just nuts.  
> No more clipboard-roulette in that you're never quite sure what gets
> pasted!
> Cheers,
> Chanchao

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