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I pressed Ctrl + Alt + t while having Chrome open to open a terminal in my Chromebook. How do I paste content into this terminal copied from another tab in Chrome?

I have tried Ctrl + v to no avail. I have also tried highlighting text and pasting it via the middle button on my mouse, which failed too.

I have also read this article ( and tried triple clicking my touch pad, but it isn't working for me.

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shift insert maybe? The middle mouse botton trick is for X, and i don't seem to think that chromeos uses x – Journeyman Geek Jun 7 '12 at 0:17
Here is how the keyboard for Chromebooks looks like: Where is the ins key? – David Faux Jun 7 '12 at 0:25
My bad there. Hence is being a comment, and not an answer ;) – Journeyman Geek Jun 7 '12 at 0:30
Thanks, I appreciate the knowledge though. I did not know that you can paste with those keys in Linux. – David Faux Jun 7 '12 at 0:36
up vote 11 down vote accepted

Ctrl + Shift + v works for me in crosh. Chrome OS Version 21.0.1180.83.

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I haven't tried crosh, but maybe it is shift+ins, like in a linux terminal.

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Thanks, what do you think of my comment above? – David Faux Jun 7 '12 at 0:25

Doing a two finger click, aka right click, works too.

Right click is a common way of pasting on many *nix systems.

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Just press Ctrl+Shift+T and bookmark it then you can probably move the bookmark onto a separate page.

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