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Re: Clipboard manager by default in Fedora 12



On 07/26/2009 07:32 AM, Julian Aloofi wrote:
> Oops, I meant Fedora 12 when I wrote this:
> 
>> I don't think that would count as a feature, and it isn't one. It's
>> basically a program every system should have (in my opinion).
>> The Gnome clipboard isn't working great. I often get complaints from new
>> users I introduce to Fedora that their clipboard content was lost when
>> they closed Firefox, or something similar. And it's true, I don't trust
>> the default Gnome Copy&Paste to keep anything in it when I'm not running
>> a clipboard manager and don't close any apps "just in case".
>>
>> It would be really nice to have a clipboard manager by default on the
>> Live CD (GNOME and XFCE, KDE already has klipper).
>> When I look in the repos for available clipboard managers, I see
>> glipper, parcellite and the XFCE plugin (xfce4-clipman-plugin).
>> glipper is 111 k, and parcellite is 114, so it shouldn't be a difference
>> of size. I personally would recommend parcellite, because it's pretty
>> lightweight and works good (and I use it myself :D).
>> What do you think about that? 
>> I think this would improve the user experience and add functionality to
>> the desktop.

I get the feeling you haven't pushed the GNOME clipboard in awhile. Its perfectly fine. The Firefox issue was always Firefox's fault. Its designed to keep information from leaking out of the browser.

--CJD


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