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Re: Cut-and-paste in Gnome Terminal

On Thu, 2007-07-12 at 11:27 -0600, Robin Laing wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> > Rick Stevens wrote:
> >> I'm sure this has been asked, but I missed it.  What the devil happened
> >> to the ability to cut-and-paste using the middle mouse button in
> >> gnome-terminal?  It selects text with the left button ok, but if it
> >> pastes at all, it pastes stuff from other applications--NOT what's
> >> selected.
> >>
> >> Worked great in previous Fedoras.  What happened?

> > 00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8633 [Apollo Pro266 AGP]
> > 00:09.0 Multimedia audio controller: Ensoniq 5880 AudioPCI (rev 02)
> > 
> > 
> > The above is from the Gnome Terminal and carried over to this email. I 
> > selected with the left switch and then had to press both switches 
> > (middle) to write it here in the message.
> > 
> > I think it's working here on F7 and wonder why not on yours.
> > 
> > Karl
> > 
> I think it has to do with how the X server probes the mouse each time. 
> When I first installed FC7, it worked but later it didn't.  I then added 
> the mouse configuration to the Xorg.conf file.  Now it works as expected.
> It may be dependent on older/newer hardware and trying to make things 
> more Plug and Play.
> My problems were slightly different so you may want to try it just in case.

"That dood it"!  Works a treat.  Wonder why I didn't think of that?
In any case, thanks Robin, Chris and Karl.

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