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Old 02-04-2006, 10:27 AM   #1
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copy from terminal to clipboard


I've always wondered how people copied stuff they typed into the terminal to the forums. I'm using fluxbox and aterm, and what I usually had to do was output the stream to a file, put it on my webserver, open it in firefox and then use copy and paste there to paste the stuff into linuxquestions.

eg.
dmesg > dmesg
firefox dmesg

How do people usually do this? Cause the way I do it is rather... long
 
Old 02-04-2006, 10:32 AM   #2
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i'm on suse kde and i generally do:
select the text with my mouse
middle mouse button click into this window (that pastes 'the text selected from anywhere')

/edit: <Ctrl><Shift>+Insert also pastes any text selected.

Last edited by muha; 03-21-2006 at 04:15 PM.
 
Old 02-04-2006, 10:39 AM   #3
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Using aterm just hold down your left mouse button and drag it.
If you have a wheelbutton you can use it to paste the text where you want it.

 
  


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