Is it normal that text in the clipboard gets lost?

Anne Wilson cannewilson at
Thu Jun 6 11:35:41 BST 2013

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On 05/06/2013 20:00, Nikos Chantziaras wrote:
> Yeah, if I do that the systray gets ugly, with that weird
> triangle, where I never remember what's in it to begin with.  It's
> the whole "do I currently have something running that's hidden in
> there?" feeling it gives me.  Guess I have to live with the
> scissors icon.
> From an architectural point of view, it would be more appropriate
> for klipper to be just the GUI to the clipboard, while the
> functionality of keeping the text around after the source app quits
> should have no representation in the systray.  Quitting klipper
> should only remove the icon, not the core functionality.
Why not tackle this the configuration way?  If I understand you
correctly you want klipper to run, but not to show an icon in the
systray.  If you right-click on the up-arrow next to the system tray
you can get the configuration dialog.  There, under Entries, you can
set Klipper to hide its icon.

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