Originally Posted by tredegar
Why is "left button+right button" "not a good thing" ?
<CTRL>-V will paste, as will <SHIFT>-INSERT
If you are running KDE, take a look at klipper -it's very useful for managing your clipboard history.
Otherwise see man xmodmap
What a lousy answer. man xmodmap doesn't tell you how to do this. I found a page with a neat set of scripts that seems to work great:
<< Note that my version of Google Chrome warned that this site may contain links to malware, so you have been warned.
I also was able to re-implement the Ruby script in Perl, just 'cuz. Let me know and I'll post my Perl way, but I will admit my Perl is really rusty, and the Ruby script seems much more elegant.