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xclip: Command-Line Clipboard

Jun 30, 2009, 13:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Juliet Kemp)

"This is particularly useful if you're trying to get command-line output over to an e-mail or web page. Instead of scrolling around in the terminal to cut and paste with the mouse, screen by screen, you can use this:

"command --arg | xclip

"Then go to whichever graphical program you want to paste the input into, and paste with the middle mouse button or the appropriate menu item."

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