Why selecting text with mouse often doesn't make the text pasteable with mouse mid-button click?

Thomas Dickey dickey at radix.net
Sun Sep 18 13:15:56 UTC 2011

On Sat, Sep 17, 2011 at 06:21:56PM -0700, Yuri wrote:
> I notice this again and again: when I select some text in Konsole (KDE4) 
> sometimes it doesn't paste with the middle mouse button click.

Where are you pasting?  (on another terminal emulator, in an application
running in a terminal emulator, or within another X application)?

> I also notice the same in chrome, and it's even more likely there.
> Why such basic feature fails intermittently?
> 8.2-STABLE amd64
> Yuri

Thomas E. Dickey
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