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Right-click paste drops characters in WSL #1545
ConEmu build: 180429 
Behavior is quite similar to the one described in #1314
Steps to reproduce
Characters of the pasted text get dropped in the shell.
The text in the clipboard should be pasted without randomly dropping characters.
It is definitely related to 1803, I'm experiencing this as well, immediately after the update.
It's also 100% related to spaces. I can paste thousands of characters just fine as long as there's no space - but pasting
It only happens when running WSL directly through ConEmu.
I don't believe in that. What terminals?
Conhost? It is not a "terminal" at all. It is Windows Kernel. Of course it has privileges.
Well, up until 1803 there was no problem with it. All I/O worked just fine. The default
You may want to update the FAQ for Bash on Windows by mentioning that one can control which shell is loaded through that flag, because it's not exactly clear. You have to go into the connector docs to find that out. That should help with the repeated queries about this.
It is not true. As mentioned in gh-1314 there were problem with IO, there were dropped or even defective characters on paste. The issue was repored on bare wsl/bash without connector too. And it was closed coz the only workaround is using connector.
Be that as it may, for the past 6-7 months or so (that's when I switched back to Windows from my Mac) I've been using ConEmu with it set up to launch
Perhaps something changed shortly after the mentioned issue's date and I stepped in at just the right time? I don't know what else would explain it.
At any rate, you're right, the default task does let me paste as normal now, so for the time being I'll run it with
But that's food for another day (and GH PR/issue) when 0.2.5 is out :P
And just for reference for everyone else: this is how I'm starting my shell now, which is with zsh rather than bash:
It's ever so slightly modified from the default, barely any difference.
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May 3, 2018
Although I perfectly understand the annoyance, with all respect, is there any way to use the bridge and run [multiple distros]( instead of the default automatically selected
For example, I like to have multiple tasks defined one per each distro: Ubuntu, Ubuntu 18.04, Debian, Kali.
@Maximus5 Because I'm 'suffering' of the same broken paste issue and I can not switch to the WSL bridge due to the reasons I explained (or I don't know how to get both, working paste and multi-distro working). Plus, there is this inevitable process of discovering due to the nature of the problem that does not guarantee I will find all the relevant GH issues and in the right sequence.