how to have the automatic select and copy behavior in mousepad?

Renaud (Ron) OLGIATI renaud at
Tue Mar 4 13:54:38 CET 2014

On Tue, 4 Mar 2014 20:18:18 +0800
Auguste Pop <auguste at> wrote:

> seems quite odd that i have to right click and click copy and right
> click somewhere else and click paste instead of just selecting the
> text and middle click somewhere else.
> is this option hidden somewhere or it is just missing in mousepad?

Make sure you have third-button emulation, if not add a stanza:

Section "InputClass"
    Identifier "middle button emulation class"
    MatchIsPointer "on"
    Option "Emulate3Buttons" "on"

to /etc/X11/xorg.conf (creating xorg.conf if needed)
and restart X

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