Clipman panel plugin incorrectly remembering mouse selections

Guido Falsi mad at
Thu May 25 16:16:42 CEST 2023

On 25/05/23 14:58, Matt Connell wrote:
> Using XFCE version 4.18, with clipman plugin version 1.6.2
> In short, clipman is capturing mouse selections despite my attempts to
> disable it.  I have Behavior -> General -> "sync mouse selections"
> disabled, and History -> "Ignore mouse selections" enabled, and I still
> get anything that I highlight as a paste option in the list.
> Is this a bug, or am I misunderstanding these configuration options?

AFAIK the selection buffer is something X11 does, cannot be disabled by 
clients (maybe there is an Xorg/Xserver configuration or option, never 
checked). I guess clipman is only displaying what gets put in there by Xorg.

Guido Falsi <mad at>

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