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Google Summer of Code 2010 Ubuntu

The Great Clipboard Fixing Galore Project

by Sarah Strong for Ubuntu

Copy, close source, paste fails in Ubuntu for more apps than not. It's a long standing problem that affects every Ubuntu user, and one that deserves a fix. I hope to: Create a webpage detailing how to fix the bug Fix this bug in >8 Ubuntu apps Implement a less piecemeal change with mentor help Change GTK+ to store clipboard contents on exit by default Ready parcellite for inclusion with Ubuntu Modify gnome-settings-daemon to store clipboard contents before they're requested