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Re: first copy & paste not working

From: Joe Bloggs
Subject: Re: first copy & paste not working
Date: Fri, 02 May 2008 19:45:30 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.110006 (No Gnus v0.6) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:

> Joe Bloggs <address@hidden> writes:
>> I can only yank my emacs text if I repeat the emacs cut/copy, othewise
>> it just keeps yanking the external text. Can anyone help?
> Hi Joe, good to see you again.
> Which Emacs version and operating system are you using (specifically
> which Unix?)?

Emacs 21.4a on Debian etch, which is the latest version in the etch repository.
Couldn't find anything newer in backports, and don't really want to build one 
myself as it could be more hassle than it's worth.

> I used Emacs 23 from CVS, updated weekly (except this week!), and I have
> no problems whatsoever copying between Emacs and xterm or Firefox, with
> no tweaking of clipboard variables.  Can anyone comment on this?
> Perhaps you should upgrade.
> Thanks,
> Joel
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