Auto copy option

While working with labs , i saw a new feature which auto copy. Only after selecting text , its gets auto copied and then have to do only right paste . What is this feature. Is this available in all unix favour or only in linux. How it is enable which package needs to install for this . Can anyone let me know .

Apologies if this not a right question or forum to ask

Hello @bsagar,
Try installing parcellite package on your system. it will provide you with that feature.

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Hi @Ayman

I have installed parcellite but lunching it and looking in its preference its not working and also to check if parcellite daemon is working by command parcellite -d , it gives error mentioned below
failed to load module “canberra-gtk-module”

i am installing this in ubuntu 20.4


Hello @bsagar,
Try to install gtk and gtk3 module and check again.

sudo apt install libcanberra-gtk-module libcanberra-gtk3-module

Hi @Ayman

I have installed both the modules and also parcellite but still i am unable to get desired output.

libcanberra-gtk-module/focal,now 0.30-7ubuntu1 amd64 [installed]

libcanberra-gtk-module/focal,now 0.30-7ubuntu1 amd64 [installed]

libcanberra-gtk-module/focal,now 0.30-7ubuntu1 amd64 [installed]

I have also noticed that parcellite doesn’t open when clicked on icon.

searched in but couldn’t find any concrete solution .
Kindly guide


Hi @bsagar ,

Can you please share the screenshot of that feature?


Hi @Tej-Singh-Rana

i have attached this JPG file .
You can see i have just selected the statement kubectl get pods , automatically scissor appear indicating it is copied . now only i have to right click and paste .

Which is this feature and how can be implemented .


Hi @Ayman @Tej-Singh-Rana

Please do look into the screen shot while working on labs .
This is the auto-copy feature , wish to emulate in