x cut and paste

Thomas L├╝bking thomas.luebking at gmx.de
Fri Sep 16 06:11:42 UTC 2016

On Fri, Sep 16, 2016 at 12:29:03AM -0400, Christopher Barry wrote:
>For some reason my X cut/paste stopped working.

Such does not exist. The data is transferred between clients on request,
using the PRIMARY or CLIPBOARD selection.

> No idea why.

Check if every client (all applications) are affected.
If so, retry by explaining what you're trying to do.
If not, is simply a bug in the affected clients (or toolkit) - you
report a bug there.

(Ifff you're referring to the primary selection, ie. pasting w/ mmb, and
it fails everywhere, run "xev -event mouse | grep button" and ensure the
button is number "2".)


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