Newbie - Clipman doesn't work after 4.18 upgrade

Matt Connell matt at
Mon Jul 31 16:13:07 CEST 2023

On Mon, 2023-07-31 at 01:28 +0000, vrgovinda wrote:
> Hi,
> I recently upgraded to Xfce 4.18 via my distribution [Devuan] upgrade channel.
> Even though Clipman is enabled in 'Session and Startup' and no settings have been changed, Clipman mysteriously doesn't record the copied text. 'Copy-paste' action works through Ctrl+C and Ctrl+V.
> But the copied text is not accessible in Clipman's plugin in the taskbar.
> Strangely, sometimes, the text shows up in the plugin only to get deleted the next time I click the plugin.

I don't have any specific advice unfortunately, but a new clipman
version (1.6.4) was just released with a bundle of bug fixes.  Maybe
one of those bugs was affecting you?

Alternatively, try launching clipman from a terminal to see if there is
any useful error output to be had.

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