"You might imagine that a utility as simple as a multiple
clipboard would have become standard on the GNU/Linux desktop. All
it needs is the ability to copy and paste text and some popular
graphics formats, plus some basic controls to set the number of
stored items and to clear the memory. Yet, although at least six
multiple clipboards are available, choosing which to use is a
matter of trade-offs that depends partly on your desktop
environment and partly on which features you want.
"For some time, a multiple clipboard was one of the inexplicably
missing utilities in GNOME. However, in the past year, Glipper has
corrected that oversight..."