[pass] why copy to clipboard?

milki milki at rescomp.berkeley.edu
Wed Dec 5 20:52:41 CET 2012

On 11:17 Tue 04 Dec     , Antoine Beaupr?? wrote:
> On 2012-12-03, milki wrote:
> > On 22:50 Sun 02 Dec     , Antoine Beaupr?? wrote:
> To put it simply, the X11 protocol defines *two* different clipboard,
> the one that is usually bound to control-c/control-v, called the
> "clipboard selection", and a *different* one called the "primary
> selection", that gets activated when you select text with the mouse (and
> you paste with the middle mouse button).
Hm. Looking at some other password managers, I see them using xsel
instead of xclip. The default xsel also uses the primary clipboard


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