[CentOS] whats the package that allows copy and paste between windows

Mon Apr 11 15:27:54 UTC 2011
Nicolas Thierry-Mieg <Nicolas.Thierry-Mieg at imag.fr>

Jerry Geis wrote:
> Jerry Geis wrote:
>> What is the package that allows copy and paste between windows?
>> I think I need to yum reinstall it.
>> after the 5.6 update I get the copy button when I right click - (for
>> example in thunderbird)
>> put when I then goto a console window and try to right click and paste
>> the paste is grey-ed or ghosted.
>> Is there a package that controls the clip board or something?
>> Thanks
>> Jerry
> Sorry if wasnt explicit.  Take an even simpler case
> I can highlight some text in firefox and right click and copy,
> I then cannot paste that text into an email with thunderbird.
> I get the menu item actually to paste but when I select it nothing
> populates.
> I am certain I have done this in the past.

ok, clear. Yes that *should* work.

> Lets leave the gnome-terminal out of the picture.
> So I was wondering the if there is a particular package I could try
> reinstalling.
> But it sounds like its "built" into X so I doubt it.
> Anything else to try before doing a fresh install?

does it work if you log in as another user?