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Bug 8045 - gnome terminals in my RH 6.1 have 'paste' but no 'cut'
gnome terminals in my RH 6.1 have 'paste' but no 'cut'
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: gnome-core (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
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Reported: 1999-12-29 09:33 EST by gleibman
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-01-17 13:43:50 EST
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Description gleibman 1999-12-29 09:33:47 EST
1. Run the gnome desktop
2. Create a new terminal window
3. Click on the 'edit' menubar item
4. Notice that there is only the single choice,  'paste'.  Of itself, this
has no value, since there is no accompanying 'cut' or 'copy' choice to
allow any selection of text to subsequently paste.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2000-01-17 13:43:59 EST
This is how the X selection mechanism works - when you select something, it is
instantly pasteable. No need for cut/copy (and cut makes no sense for

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