copy and paste into terminal

Conny Enström uncurbed at
Sat Jul 31 08:49:22 UTC 2010

2010-07-30 15:09, Robert Schwab skrev:
> Dear all,
> Another rookie question. When I am getting advice online, I am given a
> string of directions to write into a terminal. How do I copy and paste.
> On a regular compter, Control C, Control V works---what's the drill with
> Ubuntu directions into a terminal. Thanks
> Robert Schwab

Mark the text you want to copy, place the pointer where you want the 
text, then paste it with the two mouse buttons or the scrolling wheel.

If you're in textmode with only a prompt you must configure a mouse in 
terminal mode.

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