Is it normal that text in the clipboard gets lost?
realnc at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 19:27:29 BST 2013
On 05/06/13 20:40, Kevin Krammer wrote:
> On Wednesday, 2013-06-05, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
>> There's something that always bugged me a bit with the clipboard. I
>> don't know whether it's a bug or intended behavior. It goes like this:
>> when I open an application, select some text in it, then copy it to the
>> clipboard with Ctrl+C, then close the application and finally try to
>> paste the text from the clipboard into somewhere else, there's nothing
>> to copy. At the moment I closed the application I copied the text from,
>> the clipboard contents die.
>> This is surprising, since "copying to the clipboard", at least on every
>> other OS I'm using, really means "copying". Even if the application the
>> text came from goes away, the copied text is still in the clipboard. Is
>> this a bug?
> Sounds like your session is not running klipper.
Hm, indeed. I didn't even know that this is required. I had disabled
klipper long time ago, because it puts an icon in the systray, which is
very annoying. I suppose there's no way to tell it not to do that?
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