Access the clipboard and do not care if the OS is Linux, MacOS or Windows.
You have Clipboard.copy,
Have fun ;)
On Linux, you can choose, from which clipboard you want to paste, default is PRIMARY.
copy copies to all clipboards in Clipboard::CLIPBOARDS.
Linux: xclip (you can install it on debian/ubuntu with sudo apt-get install xclip)
Windows: clip (installed by default since Vista)
Bugs / TODO
Fix 1.9 and Encoding issues on Windows
Don't depend on xclip ?
Feel free to report bugs or to implement one of the TODO entries ;)
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