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How do I set up Ubuntu so that when I highlight text in a terminal it automatically goes to the clipboard and when I right click it pastes ?

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migrated from Jun 16 '10 at 11:02

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Do you really want it to go to the clipboard? Right now, I suspect a middle-click will paste your current selection into the place you middle-click on.

JWZ's explanation is pretty much the most readable one I've ever run across. Highly recommended.

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