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Re: paste from local emacs to ssh remote term emacs


From: Rob Thorpe
Subject: Re: paste from local emacs to ssh remote term emacs
Date: 9 Jun 2003 09:39:32 -0700

David Kritzberg <address@hidden> wrote in message news:<address@hidden>...
> When I try to copy text from a local emacs session (C-w) to a remote
> emacs session running in a gnome-term (over ssh), I find that there is
> nothing 'on the clipboard'.  I've never really gotten the hang of the
> 'kill ring' but I can copy and paste in the opposite direction, and I
> can copy from galeon/mozilla into a remote emacs running the same
> way.  Can anyone suggest to me what I might be doing wrong?  Thanks

Firstly M-x customize the variable x-select-enable-clipboard to t
Then things will go into the X clipboard.  If you do a middle-button
paste it should paste into the remote Emacs (due to the way X works,
not Emacs).


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