[xubuntu-users] copy paste problem

leegold leegold at fastmail.fm
Thu Dec 18 17:50:45 UTC 2008

> > I notice some action in the copying/pasting in Xuuntu that I'm
> > not used to:
> > 
> > If I highlight and copy a line from the terminal and then try to paste
> > to mousepad it works OK.
> > 
> > But if I close the terminal before I paste it then the copy/paste
> > does not work.
> > 
> > Using 8.10
> > 

> I confirm that behavior. I think the clipboard is temporary and
> whatever you copied to it disappears when the application closes. This
> seems to be true though only if you have not used the data. If you
> paste first, then close the place you copied from, it seems to stay
> most of the time.

Isn't this a bug?

It's annoying at the very least IMHO.

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