Lets you access the clipboard on Linux, MacOS, Windows and Cygwin.
gem 'clipboard' gem 'ffi', :platforms => [:mswin, :mingw]
- Linux: You will need the
xselprogram. On debian/ubuntu this is:
sudo apt-get install xclip
On Linux, you can choose from which clipboard you want to
paste from by
passing it as an argument. The default is CLIPBOARD.
copy copies to all clipboards in
To use the clipboard through ssh, you need to install
xauth on your server
and connect via
ssh -X or
ssh -Y. Please note that some server settings
restrict this feature.
There is a Java implementation included (
Clipboard::Java) as an option for
JRuby. On Linux, it always operates only on the CLIPBOARD clipboard.
- Native support on X (don't depend on
xsel) would be great
blip is a handy commandline wrapper that lets you quickly copy file content to your clipboard: blip!