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does fedora24 restore middle button paste function

asked 2016-05-30 13:06:20 -0600

boris birch gravatar image

A copy buffer and middle mouse button paste has been a distinguishing benefit of lainux systems since 1998 on Red Hat. In fedora23 that function failed, but I have been used to the function for so many years. In gpm this function still works, but not in gui.

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answered 2016-05-30 14:53:20 -0600

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updated 2016-05-30 14:54:04 -0600

Install gnome-tweak-tool and enable the setting Middle-click Paste on the tab called Keyboard and Mouse.

For some strange reason Gnome has this setting disabled as a default. This is the way that the X Window System has always worked.

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Really? No, I don't think so. I have never installed gnome-tweak-tool and yet the middle-click copy/paste button works out of box in my case. Thanks for the work around though!

anishjp gravatar imageanishjp ( 2016-05-30 15:08:58 -0600 )edit

answered 2016-05-30 14:47:21 -0600

anishjp gravatar image

Middle copy buffer works well in my Fedora23. May be a broken mouse in your case?

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Works just fine out-of-the-box for my Fedora 23.

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2016-05-30 22:03:47 -0600 )edit

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