Loading clipboard programmatically

Ray Parrish crp at cmc.net
Wed Jun 24 01:25:32 UTC 2009

Ray Leventhal wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Does anyone know if there is a way to write a script with bash or perl 
>> which will load a value into the clipboard from a text file?
>> Thanks for any help you can be.
>> Later, Ray Parrish
> Hi Ray,
> You may well have seen this but it looks like it may be the sort of 
> thing you're looking for.  Untried or tested by me...
> http://www.opensourcescripts.com/dir/Unix_Shell/Systems_Administration/bics__bash_interactive_clipboard_script_1923.html
> -Ray
Hello again,

I took a look at that, and it did not fit my purposes, as it loads 
nothing to the regular clipboard. However, I did find the following 
thread which showed me the command I needed for what I wanted once I 
installed xclip and figured out how to use it.


Later, Ray Parrish

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