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Re: Clipboard (with plain text) does not work as expected on Linux
« Reply #30 on: August 08, 2019, 12:11:42 pm »
So be ready for problems with "clipboard" if you will to use some remote access (SSH for example) ore even virtual terminals (Ctrl+Alt+Fn) on your local device.

Curiously, there are no such problems in FreeBSD with remote access (eg SSH) or virtual terminals. I have copy and pasted between virtual terminals locally (just confirmed again that it works in case I was imagining it). I can also copy and paste between a local system console (FreeBSD) and a remote system xterm (macOS) when logged in via SSH.

On FreeBSD it looks like it's a feature of the mouse daemon: [man moused yields] "The moused utility and the console driver work together to support mouse operation in the text console and user programs."

Maybe something more to pursue on Linux...
o Lazarus v2.1.0 r61775, FPC v3.3.1 r42640, macOS 10.14.6 (with sup update), Xcode 10.3
o Lazarus v2.1.0 r61574, FPC v3.3.1 r42318, FreeBSD 12.0 (Parallels VM)
o Lazarus v2.1.0 r61574, FPC v3.0.4, Ubuntu 18.04 (Parallels VM)