Bug 1266958 - unable to select and paste using the 3rd (middle) mouse button
unable to select and paste using the 3rd (middle) mouse button
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wayland (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Adam Jackson
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2015-09-28 12:18 EDT by nmreis
Modified: 2016-12-20 09:48 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2016-12-20 09:48:44 EST
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Description nmreis 2015-09-28 12:18:38 EDT
Description of problem:

Unable to select and paste using the 3rd button of mouse.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. open a gnome terminal and type 'ls -l /etc'
2. select the line '/etc/issue' with mouse
3. type 'cat <click on the 3rd(middle) mouse button>' and press enter.

Actual results:

Not able to paste anything after cat using the mouse middle button/wheel. The work around is right click, select copy, right click again and select paste.

Expected results:
Be able to paste (using the mouse middle button/wheel) '/etc/issue' after 'cat' and obtain the following output:

[nmreis@e6440c-laptop 23]$ cat /etc/issue
Kernel \r on an \m (\l)

Additional info:

The problem is only seen in gnome-wayland, it works well on a non wayland gnome session.
Comment 1 Jan Vlug 2015-12-27 16:45:21 EST
Duplicate of bug 1214655?
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