[Xmonad] cut & paste between xmonad and macosx appl
me at twifkak.com
Sat Oct 6 16:19:12 EDT 2007
On Sat, Oct 06, 2007 at 08:52:39AM -0700, Don Stewart wrote:
> > adding: "quartz-wm --only-proxy &" to my .xinitrc solve the problem.
> Could you summarise this as a small piece of text to go in the FAQ?
Q: I'm using X11 for Mac OS X. When I switch from the quartz WM to
xmonad, I lose copy/paste functionality between X windows and normal Mac
apps. What's a poor sap to do?
quartz-wm --only-proxy &
in your .xinitrc above the line that runs xmonad. It will capture and
syncronize copy/paste events in both environments. More specifically, it
mirrors OS X copy actions into both PRIMARY and CLIPBOARD, but only
CLIPBOARD into OS X paste.
That wasn't exactly a *summary*, seeing as it ended up longer than
quancta's form. At least it's in the right format...
More information about the Xmonad