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I'm using a tiling window manager so I find it convenient to use terminal apps as much as possible. So, Irssi is my IRC client. The only problem here is that if someone references a website in IRC, I have to bring my web browser (Konqueror) over to that workspace, and then type the URL in by hand.

So, my question: Is there an easy way to copy a URL in Irssi (I'm using mrxvt if that helps)? I'd love to be able to do it with key commands, but using the mouse would be acceptable.

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That's easy: Just select the URL in irssi, move to the workspace with your web browser, and middle click on the address bar to paste the selection.

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You can start irssi from screen, which provides a copy mode. See my other answer over there.

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