[winswitch] Clipboard problems with xpra >= 0.9.0

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Thu May 16 07:51:03 BST 2013

Never mind, clipboard should be fixed for *nix clients (again - sorry
about that):
and for v0.9.x:

I will try to push the bug fix asap.
In the meantime, it would really help if people could confirm that this
fix has not broken MS Windows clients again...
(aka "greedy" clients in the code)


On 14/05/13 00:15, Douglas Doole wrote:
> Thanks Antoine. I'll take a look at those links and see what I can do.
> I can quickly add that I am not using any clipboard manager (such as
> klipper), nor do I have any VMs in use. Things had been working fine under
> 0.8.x and before, so its definitely a recent code change that caused the
> problem.
> On Mon, May 13, 2013 at 11:33 AM, Antoine Martin <antoine at nagafix.co.uk>wrote:
>> 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
>> clients...
>> First, please take a look at:
>> http://xpra.org/trac/wiki/Clipboard
>> 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!):
>> http://xpra.org/trac/ticket/272
>> Generally, this is a good place to start:
>> Cheers
>> Antoine
>>> Thanks.
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