copy and paste between windows and linux

Felix Steffenhagen felix.steffenhagen "at"
Wed Nov 23 15:31:02 2005

I tested it with several applications.

gnome-terminal, kate (editor), simple xterm.
Nothing works. You said that both sides have to enable
this option. But on both sides this feature is default enabled, isn't it?

So i can't explain where that comes from.


2005/11/23, Alex Pelts <alexp "at">:
> Copy/paste is a server/client settings. Both must be set to cooperate.
> There is also appication dependendency as not every X app can take
> things from clipboard.
> What application are you using, that fails to receive data?
> Thanks,
> Alex
> Felix Steffenhagen wrote:
> > Hello @all,
> >
> > I have a problem with the RealVNC enterprise server 4.1.8, running on
> > a Redhat Linux
> > machine. Any attempts to Cut/Copy/Paste from a windows or linux vncviewer client
> > to the server and vice versa fails. In the xstartup file is an entry
> > for vncconfig and
> > the Cut/Copy/Paste stuff should work on default.
> > Does anyone have a clue what the reason for that could be?
> > Perhaps I should add the information that the Server starts a gnome session, but
> > I tested it using KDE too, without positve results.
> > With a windows VNC server i don't have any problems (even from linux) with it.
> >
> > thanks in advance,
> > Felix Steffenhagen
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