On Wed, Dec 09, 2020 at 06:49:35PM -0800, Andrew David Wong wrote: > I used to be able to be able to do the following to copy text from xterm in > Fedora and Debian VMs: > > 1. Select/highlight the desired text, thereby inserting it into the PRIMARY > buffer. > > 2. Press <Ctrl + middle mouse button> in order to bring up a menu (I think > it was the "VT Options" menu). > > 3. In this menu, select the option to copy text from the PRIMARY buffer to > that VM's local clipboard. > > 4. Press <Ctrl + Shift + C> to copy text to the Qubes inter-VM clipboard and > proceed as usual. > > However, some time ago, step 2 suddenly stopped working, and I have no idea > why. Pressing <Ctrl + middle mouse button> in xterm now does nothing, as far > as I can tell. I've checked my trackpad/mouse settings, and everything seems > fine and unchanged. I've tried pressing the left and right mouse buttons > simultaneously instead, but nothing. > > I know that I can probably create custom xterm settings that will allow me > to copy text, but I'd still like to know whether there's a way to do it by > default for cases in which the VM is uncustomized. Does anyone know if there > is such a way? >
On Debian you can hold down the Ctrl key before pressing the button, to get the VT options menu. See if that works for you. Does for me. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "qubes-users" group. To unsubscribe from this group and stop receiving emails from it, send an email to qubes-users+unsubscr...@googlegroups.com. To view this discussion on the web visit https://groups.google.com/d/msgid/qubes-users/20201210142524.GA30523%40thirdeyesecurity.org.