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Old 08-09-2017, 01:23 AM   #1
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Question Console: can't copy/paste


hello,
i just installed Fedora 22 on HP Pavilion laptop( yeah, again) and after installing gpm , i can't for life of me ,figure out how to copy/paste in the console...

Mouse is there, i can select... but can't paste. The touchpad doesn't seem to have a "middle" button and ctl+v doesn't work ( the keyboard doesn't' have "insert" to my surprise)
 
Old 08-09-2017, 01:45 AM   #2
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Some touchpads do a middle-click when you tap them with two fingers.
 
Old 08-09-2017, 03:39 AM   #3
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Or, sometimes, press left and right at the same time to effect a middle click.
 
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My touchpad does do a middle click if the left and right are pressed together, but I found it so fiddly that I added ' -2' (to force two buttons) to the gpm startup options, so that the right button acts as the middle button.

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Old 08-09-2017, 08:34 AM   #5
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CTRL-SHFT-V and CTRL-SHFT-C for cut and paste in the console.
 
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Old 08-09-2017, 07:29 PM   #6
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total PITA. The mouse middle click works fine ( inserts that is) , but touchpad - no love.
Thank you for responses, i'll jiggle with the settings
 
Old 08-10-2017, 06:05 AM   #7
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