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

Chris Green chris@areti.co.uk
Fri Dec 17 12:23:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, Dec 17, 2004 at 06:57:14AM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
> 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.
How would one check this and, if it's the cause, fix it?

Chris Green (chris@areti.co.uk)

    "Never ascribe to malice that which can be explained by incompetence."

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