Disable Control-V behavior?

Gregory Margo gmargo at pacbell.net
Thu Nov 13 19:08:32 GMT 2003

Thanks for the reply.

I do not have a Klipper icon.  I tossed it a long time ago trying to fix
this very problem.  And there is no "klipper" process running.

(BTW, I started klipper and verified that it's "Enable Actions" is unchecked.)


On Wed, Nov 12, 2003 at 10:46:21PM -0700, James Richard Tyrer wrote:
> Gregory Margo wrote:
> >I'm running KDE 3.1.3 under Mandrake 9.2.
> >
> >Almost every time I type a Control-V (^V) in an application (gnumeric
> >or vim) or just at the xterm command line, the application gets it,
> >but the KDE desktop also gets it, thinks it's been directed to "Paste",
> >and downloads the most recent URL it has onto the Desktop.
> >
> >This is incredibly annoying.  It does seem to stop after downloading the
> >same file 3 or 4 times, but by that time I've hit the ceiling.
> >
> >How do I disable this behavior?
> >
> Do you have the Klipper icon in your system tray?
> Click on it and uncheck: "Enable Actions".
> --

Gregory H. Margo
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