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GPaste (native GNOME Shell clipboard manager) 2.1 has been released recently and is now available in the WebUpd8 GNOME 3 PPA.

Changes in GPaste since the previous version available in our PPA:
  • image support
  • uris support (files copying)
  • new gpaste subcommand: raw-history to display history without numbers
  • fix for the keyboard shortcut bug
  • many under the hood changes and bug fixes
In my test, the new files support only worked with Nautilus (it didn't work with Marlin for instance).


To install GPaste 2.1 in Ubuntu, use the commands below:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:webupd8team/gnome3
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gnome-shell-extensions-gpaste

Once installed, reload GNOME Shell and activate GPaste using GNOME Tweak Tool (you also need to restart GNOME Shell if you're upgrading GPaste).

Important: If you're upgrading GPaste, you'll also need to run the following command to enable the new features:
gpaste dr


Other Linux distributions:
  • For Fedora, see: THIS post (but I didn't test it with the latest GPaste 2.1).
  • Arch Linux: GPaste is available in AUR.
  • Other Linux distributions: get the source via GitHub.
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