[winswitch] Clipboard problems with xpra >= 0.9.0

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Mon May 13 16:33:33 BST 2013

On 05/13/2013 10:16 PM, Douglas Doole wrote:
> Since xpra 0.9.0, I've been having problems with using the clipboard to
> move information from my remote session to the client machine.
> On the remote machine, I've been trying to copy from xterm, gvim, and a
> number of other programs. On the local machine I've been trying to paste
> into konsole, gvim, and a number of other text processing programs.
> I'm currently running xpra 0.9.1 at both the client and server.
> The client is 32-bit Ubuntu 12.04 running KDE.
> The server is 64-bit Ubuntu 12.04.
> Let me know what logs you'd like to see and I can forward them.
Ouch, there were a number of fixes to the clipboard code in 0.9.x, but
those were for win32 clients. I didn't think those would affect Linux

First, please take a look at:
Bear in mind that a number of things can interfere with the clipboard
code: KDE's klipper, VMs (VirtualBox, etc), synergy,..

IF you still feel like helping to debug this problem, please have a look
at this ticket to see what to do / how to test (long!):
Generally, this is a good place to start:


> Thanks.

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