Bug 119759 - gedit clears "clipboard"on exit
gedit clears "clipboard"on exit
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gedit (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Dan Williams
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Reported: 2004-04-01 19:41 EST by Scott Sloan
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-02 10:24:29 EST
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Description Scott Sloan 2004-04-01 19:41:29 EST
Description of problem:

gedit will clear the clipboard on ext

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open mozilla and gedit
2. Type link in gedit (i.e.  http://www.redhat.com )
3. highlight and copy it, close gedit, and try to paste in mozilla
address bar
Actual results:

clip board is cleared

Expected results:

keep contents on clipboard

Additional info:

if you reopen gedit, and try to paste nothing happens. just used the
above example because it has happened to me many times.
Comment 1 Dan Williams 2004-04-02 10:24:10 EST
Unfortunately, this is the behavior of all Linux/X11 applications.  If
you copy something in X11 apps, it will only stick around until you
close the window you copied it from, then it will go away.  This is
just about the most annoying thing in Linux for me personally, and
there are a couple of apps you can use to get around it, for example

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