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Re: first copy & paste not working


From: Rupert Swarbrick
Subject: Re: first copy & paste not working
Date: Mon, 05 May 2008 15:27:16 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:

> Joe Bloggs <address@hidden> writes:
>
>> 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. 
>
> A friend of mine advised me, after I found the latest Emacs in Debian
> was 21.4, that adding the unstable repositories, and/or Ubuntu
> repositories is a must for using up-to-date software on Debian.  Any
> Debian users like to comment?
>

Hmm, well I use it on my laptop because it's fun playing with the new
versions. However, something breaks horribly about once every three or
four months, so I recommend building from source.

Rupert


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