[Xquartz-dev] Copy/Paste ceasing

Jeremy Huddleston jeremyhu at apple.com
Wed Jan 21 12:14:52 PST 2009

On Jan 21, 2009, at 11:00, Peter Collinson wrote:

> I've had a several occasions in the last week or so when selecting  
> in an xterm doesn't get into the Apple buffer for pasting. It's  
> terribly intermittent and I haven't tried to reproduce it.
> My usual ploy is  to kill X11 and restart - because of course I am  
> in the middle of something.
> Is there anything useful I can do when this happens to determine the  
> cause??

How are you expecting it to get there?  Are you pressing cmd-c?  Do  
you have 'enable key equivalents' enabled?  The contents are copied  
over when you leave X11, so the command 'pbpaste' won't show the new  

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