Re: Highlighted in X, is there a buffer ?
* Dave Selby <firstname.lastname@example.org> [030205 16:20]:
> When using X, you can highlight text and copy it to another area via the
> middle mouse button.
> Is there a buffer file that holds the highlighted text ? This would be very
> usefull for passing URLs etc to the ctrl-alt-f1 command line. Sometimes Xterm
> is not ideal because it ceases when the user is changed. The same goes for
> the GUI !
> Yep I am thinking of downloading long files via wget !
In that case you can still use X, you just need to nohup your wget.
nohup wget http://whatever >& wget.log &
Actually there is probably something built into bash so that nohup is
not required... but I don't know about interactive bash.