I've lost cut and paste - any ideas why?

Thomas Dickey dickey@his.com
Fri Dec 17 11:57:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, 17 Dec 2004, Chris Green wrote:

> I have lost the ability to cut and paste between my slackware Linux
> desktop and the Windows 2000 system on which I'm running Cygwin/X.
> It used to work until recently and the only thing I can think of that
> has changed is that I have upgraded the Slackware from version 9.1 to
> version 10 and I'm using gdm rather than xdm on that system.
> Is there any configuration in the gdm/xdm area that would affect my
> ability to cut and paste?

I have an impression that Slackware 10 introduced UTF-8 locales.
That's the first thing I'd check.

Thomas E. Dickey

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