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Linux clipboard utilities lead to frustration and defeat

Jan 01, 2009, 20:04 (38 Talkback[s])

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"Naww, nothing is running. It turns out that xclipboard doesn't work with Gnome. Kind of a stupid error message and you'd think that the man page might have mentioned that, but hey, maybe it used to and just needs an update. Is there an update? Let's fire up the package manager and see. Strangely, a search for "xclipboard" said that no matching software could be found. So it's installed, but the package manager knows nothing about it. OK, moving on..."

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