Re: [dev] pseudo-problem copying and pasting

From: Vampyrah Broadcasting <>
Date: Sun, 25 Jan 2015 12:26:11 +0100


It was me. Could you hint me to that post?


2015-01-22 17:14 GMT+01:00 Greg Reagle <>:
> Whoever posted recently about a problem with Ctrl-y in surf, you might
> very well be experiencing a confusion about the way copy and paste works
> in X, rather than a genuine bug. Note that surf, by default, when you
> press Ctrl-y, copies into PRIMARY, and the paste command in a lot of
> programs pastes from CLIPBOARD.
> You could change surf to use CLIPBOARD instead, as was detailed in
> another post.
> You could also try to remember to use the middle mouse button to paste
> after pressing Ctrl-y in surf. A lot of mouses don't have a middle
> button, so on a two button mouse, middle-mouse button emulation needs to
> be turned on. On a mouse with a scroll wheel, that scroll wheel often
> functions as the middle button when pressed.
> --
> - Does exactly what it says on the tin
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