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Shift insert will paste what's in the clipboard, but the middle button click (paste selected text) doesn't seem to have a keyboard shortcut that I can find. This is ubuntu. Anybody know?

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Use need to install xkbset (you can use the Synaptic Package Manager). Then see this blog post for the how-to.

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Depending on the program try SHIFT+INSERT.

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