Konsole select into primary clipboard
Liam Proven schreef op 11-11-2017 23:53:
> If you do Paste Special.
Right. Well LibreOffice also has its paste menu whenever something is
>> Except you haven't.
>> You have been using an archaic side effect
> *Shrug* So?
So the IBM/DEC interface you rumour is not up to the test.
>> that pretty much no one has been
> Hey. Whoa whoa whoa! [[Citation needed]]
> Among skilled Unix users, this is well-known and widely used, IME.
> _Very_ widely used. More widely used than Vi, I reckon.
Which is how many people on a global scale?
"Among skilled Unix users".
Unix (Linux) accounts for no more than 3% of desktop users.
If we add todays smartphone users, it is even less (those don't account
for Linux desktop).
Today, 1/3 of web visits happens through mobile.
Of the 2/3 that is desktop visits, 3% is Linux/Unix.
Of the 1/3 that is mobile visit, nothing is Linux/Unix.
>> to augment a system that otherwise would be too limited.
> Also total nonsense. There are about 100x as many Mac and Windows
> users as Linux users. They all have only one clipboard. They seem fine
> with it. I read no complaints. "Too limited" is _not true_.
Then why do you fear discarding it?
You don't see how contradictory you are?
You laud a system you say is unnecessary, but is in "heavy" use.
Me, I *do* miss another clipboard in Windows.
It frequently happens that I forget to save something and I lose some
Normally when I think of it, as said, I put it in a Notepad window.
>> Yes and In Windows I Just Use Notepad As Another Scratch Pad but I
>> found a good, or I have never found a good notepad in Linux for that.
I notice a question mark wrapped in 2 parentheses. Good for you.
> My Linux editor of choice is Tilde:
> I have blogged about this:
Still sounds like you found something that "will do", nothing great.
There is a clone of the MS-DOS editor right. Is that Tilde?
>> I still prefer a good dead-keys thing, in fact in the Netherlands we
>> always used US keyboard layout for computers.
>> We had Dutch layout for typing machines, but switched to US layout for
> I didn't know that. Interesting.
Dutch layout wasn't that much different except - was on the ? key, and a
Â£ may have had its own key.
>> The only issue with dead keys is that they have to be similar.
>> So we never had the "multitude of different keyboards".
>> The problem with Compose is that it is completely hidden.
> If you look closely at a DEC keyboard, you'll see Compose has its own
> dedicated key:
> Sun gave it a dedicated key, too:
>> How is a novice going to learn about these combinations?
> When I did that sort of thing for a living, I told people how it
> worked and gave them a demo.
> Then I made it a little game. I got them to try it and then made them
> guess new combinations that I had _not_ shown them.
> Most people quickly learn how it works and start to guess correctly.
> This gives them a feeling of achievement -- positive reinforcement,
> and it's fun. Leave them to experiment -- a check and reminder once or
> twice after 2-3 days -- and they are off. It's a very discoverable
>> If it was purely for proze I would never step away from the Windows
>> It only "bugs" while doing <--.
> Compose + < + - == â??
I meant " characters ;-).
> And â?? too.
I can do that in Zim! But I ctrl-Z it ;-).
>> But it seems that for practical purposes a dedicated feature set for a
>> specific layout is more pleasant.
> If you mainly type only in 1 language, yes.
> I have worked for several nationalities of employer in several
> countries. For people with a more international life, it's a problem.
Personally if they would put the spellcheck off by default or think of
people who are bilingual,
that would be the biggest thing.
>> Okay so there are people who have tried to fix the thing and
>> succeeded but it doesn't work for me.
> I really don't like KDE any more, either. I will reformat my work
> laptop at some point and remove it again. Maybe try Cinnamon or
I am on a mobile connection atm,
so I can't download ISOs on a batch
or I would probably have installed Ubuntu 16.04 (Unity)