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Re: copying text from console to X with gpmdata?

On Wed, Aug 25, 2004 at 01:48:30PM -0500, Lance Hoffmeyer wrote:
> Hello,
> I setup my mouse with gpm and repeat so I could copy text from a
> console to X.  I have /dev/gpmdata in XF86Config-4 and the mouse is
> working in both a console (Ctl-Alt-1) and X.  It does appear to slow
> down the process of getting back into X though.
> My question is that I don't seem to be able to copy info from the
> console into X.  I have tried highlighting the text in console, going
> to X and pressing the middle mouse button but nothing happens.  
> Am I missing something or is gpmdata not working properly?
> Lance

gpmdata only carries mouse clicks, it doesn't do anything with

My advice: Use XTerm. I like my 212x78 console. (And I don't need GPM!)

Too bad xterm doesn't do Linux font ioctls...

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