[UFO Chicago] Whining about XWindows
Neil R. Ormos
ormos at ripco.com
Mon Dec 3 03:43:50 PST 2007
Brian Sobolak wrote:
> There are many things I hate about X.
> Top of my list: the whole copy and paste thing.
> It annoys me to no end that in order to paste between applications I have
> to use the mouse. Yuck.
> That is all.
Perhaps xclip(1) can help.
-> XCLIP(1) XCLIP(1)
-> xclip - command line interface to X
-> selections (clipboard)
-> xclip [OPTION] [FILE]...
-> Reads from standard in, or from one or more
-> files, and makes the data available as an X
-> selection for pasting into X applications.
-> Prints current X selection to standard out.
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