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VirtualBox 4.1.20 (Windows 7 / Ubuntu 12.04 (32 bit)) copy/paste is broken

I have a Windows 7 Pro host, and Ubuntu 12.04 LTS guest. I cannot get the shared clipboard working. I have installed Guest Additions 4.1.20 on VirtualBox 4.1.20, have restarted, followed instructions ...
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Turn off (or increase size threshold) for clipboard warning in MS-Excel

This question asks how to programmatically turn off the "there is a large amount of information in the clipboard" warning" that MS-Excel pops up whenever you try to close an Excel file and the ...
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Pasting into Vista console windows broke, why?

I use Windows Vista x64 and regularly use command line windows, for instance CMD.EXE. I have enabled QuickEdit Mode (and Insert Mode and AutoComplete), to be able to quickly copy and paste text from ...
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Pentadactyl/Vimperator: howto copy image to clipboard

My question is about the Firefox add-on Pentadactyl (the question is also relevant to it's parent project Vimperator). In Pentadactyl, there is a way to save an image: ;s At this point, you select ...
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Clipboard management like Linux in Windows

In Linux, if I select a text I can paste it in another place with a click of middle mouse button and there is no need to right click and copy or using ctrl+c hotkeys for doing so. Also the selected ...
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Ubuntu clipboard manager that pastes from popup without Ctrl+V?

I've just discovered Glipper. Is it possible to have it paste the entry from pop-up as soon as I hit enter? That is, get rid of the last step in the following sentence: Ctrl+Alt+C Navigate popup ...
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sharing emacs killed text with gnu screen

I'd like to automatically have text I kill in emacs get put into screen's clipboard. I don't care too much about travel the other direction. I can do it now via a temporary file, but I have to run a ...
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Compiling vim with xterm_clipboard support

I checked out latest vim7 from cvs repository. cvs -z3 -d:pserver:anonymous@vim.cvs.sf.net:/cvsroot/vim checkout vim7 I tried: ./configure --enable-xterm_clipboard but I got - WARNING: ...
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how to copy error messages in the os

Is there any application that will copy the text from an error message box into the clipboard?
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cat clipboard text into a terminal?

I have text in the clipboard. I want to cat it in a terminal a pipe it into another command. The exact use case is a PEM encoded X509 certificate on a website presented as text (-----BEGIN ...
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PuTTY pastes the terminal selection rather than the clipboard

PuTTY/KiTTY/etc. have an option to bring up a right-click menu with a Paste option in it, rather than instantly pasting. The problem with this is that if there is a selection in the terminal then ...
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Ditto (Clipboard manager) troubleshooting in windows7

Is there a way to make ditto paste text instantly on enter click after selection on Windows7? (Also see here) My flow is : Bring ditto by clicking CTRL+' Select desired text. Click ENTER. Now I ...
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Vim: Copy selection

Having a chunk of text selected in Vim's visual mode, I'd like to copy that to the system's clipboard (be it the primary or X11's). Is there an easy solution for this? Obviously, a simple y doesn't do ...
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Any utilities for automatically pasting/assembling copied text from the clipboard?

I thought about writing a utility to do this, but decided to look around for one first. There are dozens of clipboard managers and clipboard-related programs, but I haven't seen one that does exactly ...
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Is there any way to set the contents of the clipboard from Mac OS X's Terminal.app?

I'd like to be able to pipe output of commands from the terminal to OS X's clipboard just like I can do to pipe output of commands to files with the > operator (cat file.txt > file2.txt). Is ...
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Use the system clipboard in vim instead of vim's clipboard

Is there any way to use the system clipboard on Mac OS X (it is accessible with pbpaste and pbcopy to read and write, respectively) in place of vim's clipboard? So, for instance, when I did a cut or ...
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Software to store frequently used text in PC

I am a looking for a free software that can run on the task bar (near the system time) where I can store frequently used text like my full street address, paths of specific deep folders & files in ...
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favourite/most used folder launcher for xp?

I am regularly driven round the bend keeping track of folders (file system) Either I have to have a ton of windows open, each with a different location, or I have to renavigate each and every time ...
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Creating a command to clear clipboard in Excel 2010

I would like to make a command that will clear (reset) Clipboard while I am using Excel 2010. I would prefer this as a button in Excel, but it can be a shortcut on the desktop as well. Is there any ...
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copying from VIM in a screen in putty under windows

Anyway i can get text from Vim in the windows clipboard? my sessions are usually via PuTTY, and almost always in a gnu screen if using :set mouse=v i can highlight some lines and they appear in ...
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Xming clipboard only works one way

I recently started using Xming to display-back X11 applications from a Linux VM to my Win XP desktop. It's great -- much more useful than the solution I had before, which used VNC -- but the ...
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Autohotkey sends literal text does not read variables

My case is simple and i don't know what i'm doing wrong, the tutorial is clear about this, it should work. When i write pste i want the contents of the clipboard send as keystrokes(i'm using it to ...
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How can I load an image directly into the Windows clipboard from the command line?

My dad asked me how he could script the pasting/inclusion of images in various applications. I'm sure I could script out some quick <img src=... HTML but I believe he's also looking to do this in ...
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Clipboard integration with GNU Screen and Mac OS X Terminal

I am using GNU Screen on Terminal. Is there a way to use what I copied in GNU Screen into OS X's clipboard? I'm running Mac OS X 10.6.2 Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06 Edit: I was thinking ...
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Glipper Panel application doesnt load on startup

I like to use Glipper, a clipboard history remembering Gnome panel application. But each time my system boots, this application gives an error. However, if I manually add it after that, it adds ...
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How to bind a key to issue two commands in visual mode?

This question is more general than the problem I am currently faced with, and may not have a solution. But my real problem may have a solution if there is no general solution. What I want to do is if ...
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What to do with a frozen web page in Chrome

I've typed a bunch of text into a web page in Google Chrome. Suddenly, the page freezes. How can I copy the text to somewhere else, since I can't select it? The page also stores the text in a ...
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Ditto Clipboard Send to Friends Not Working

I'm currently running Ditto Version 3.18.46.0 11-8-12 and Windows 8.1 on two computers. Both of the computers are on the same network and have stack IP Addresses. I have tried both using Ip addresses ...
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Accessing MacOS X clipboard from

I'd like to access the system clipboard in Mountain Lion as a register in vim. The vim that comes with Mountain Lion is built with -xterm_clipboard shown in vim --version. Homebrew has a formula for ...
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Is there a vim plugin or other program that copy-pastes a selected text to a permanent file in one keystroke?

Is there a vim plugin or other program that copy-pastes a selected text to a permanent file in one keystroke? E.g. You select a text, do Ctrl + s and instead of copying to clipboard, it copies to a ...
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script to create windows 7 new sticky note

I wrote a program that will take text on my clipboard and write it to a temp file and then open that temp file in notepad. The program is called paste.exe and I put it in my path, so I could just ...
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Open clipboard data using some hotkey

Is there some tool that enables to use some hotkey that will open the file system/url with the path saved in my clipboard? I mean if I have c:\victor\longpath\something\something in my clipboard, I ...
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How do I create a hotkey that will copy highlighted text into an editor?

How do I create a shortcut key that will copy highlighted text into a new text editor instance?
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how to copy the results from a grep command to the bash clipboard?

If I type something in a Linux bash terminal with no X, and then use Ctrl+u, whatever I typed is stored in the bash "clipboard" (for lack of a better term), and I can type it again doing Ctrl+y. How ...
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Program to Copy File Path with Mac OS X (that works with Open With)?

I'm looking for a free application that I can use to copy paths in Mac OS X. The paths are listed in a third party program (Fresh) and I can right click them. I wish they would just build in an option ...
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Cross platform network aware clipboard

Do you know of any network-aware cut'n paste (clipboard) tool between Windows (XP min) and Linux (Ubuntu) - Need to free scarce brainpower resource consumed by retyping dodging strategies.
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Snippets between desktop and laptop

The Situation: At work, I have a nice beefy desktop running Windows Server 2008 R2 (SharePoint dev machine). My handy ThinkPad is right next to it. Every once in a while I'd like to cut and paste or ...
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OS X: How can I copy the shell path to clipboard?

When working with files on my mac I employ a mixed approach of shell/finder or keyboard/mouse, similar to working with 4NT and Explorer on Windows. One thing I use(d) extensively on Windows is to ...
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Recovering the contents of the clipboard in OSX

Is there any way to retrieve the contents of the clipboard in OSX? By mistake, I overwrote the contents, and I lost some important content.
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What causes XP to lose the clipboard?

A few times lately I've been getting the error "Cannot open clipboard" when trying to paste. Can I get it back without re-booting? I've been using Arsclip for years as a clipboard enhancement. I'm ...
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Clipboard inconsistent between applications

I'm running OSX 10.10 and I have issues when trying to copy between applications. I find that I seem to have at least 2 clipboards. One for Adium Automator Calculator Calendar Contacts Cyberduck ...
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How do I copy the URL contained in the Internet shortcut?

I saw an answer to this question in a post already but I am wanting to know if there is a way to do multiple files at one time versus clicking on each shortcut file individually to get the URL? I ...
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How do I copy statusbar text that appears when hovering a link?

For example, on this page, the status bar and href parameter of the link is: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=eu.chainfire.liveboot But the text copies when I do "Copy Link Location" ...
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Linux bash, command replace

How can I erase the - from clipboard? I have a script: #!/bin/bash xclip -o | replace - "" | xclip Bat this doesn't work So replace \- "" take no effect ]$ uname -a Linux localhost.localdomain ...
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On Ubuntu 14.04 with laptop mousepad disabled, how do I paste from clipboard?

I just installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my brand new laptop, having disabled the mousepad, so as to get used to the keyboard, I have just set up my Github account and SSH. The final step of account setup is ...
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TeamViewer remote computer application setting local computer Clipboard text

I have a TeamViewer session open to a computer that runs an application that periodically sets the clipboard text programmatically. This application is somehow managing to set my clipboard text too. I ...
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Copying the IP of a tab in SuperPuTTY to the clipboard

I have opened a couple of sessions on SuperPuTTY. Is there any way to copy the IP of a tab in SuperPuTTY to the clipboard?
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When does a Remote desktop's clipboard's content get transferred to the RDP client machine for copy or paste?

During the RDP session from client A to server B, when one clicks copy on server B to transfer some text via shared clipboard to A,when does the clipboard actually being transferred to A, is it right ...
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Copy text with inline hyperlinks as plain text [duplicate]

How can I copy selected text from Firefox with inline hyperlinks as plain text? text { hyperlink | http://example.com } more text A partial solution is here, but it's far from perfect. I have been ...
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Copy Paste Between Excels over Remote Desktop Services

Currently a number of our users have an issue whereby they attempt to copy data from excel on their computer and paste it to excel on a terminal server. If users use standard paste (i.e. ctrl+v) an ...