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Re: Cut and paste to Linux console

From: Kevin Ryde
Subject: Re: Cut and paste to Linux console
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2012 09:33:59 +1100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.1 (gnu/linux)

chipschap <address@hidden> writes:
> I'd like to cut and paste between X-windows and EMACS in a Linux
> console (as in a Ctrl-Alt-F1 console). I put together the following
> small hack, which seems to work for my environment. But my question
> is, surely this has been done before?

I use a daemon to paste from X to gpm, or rather listen for a button
press using gpm and paste into the console ioctl.  Works into anything
on the console, such as a shell prompt etc.  In Emacs must turn off
gpm-mouse-mode so it doesn't take over the normal gpm operation.

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