something you always ...... about the X11 clipboard(s)

Dave Horsfall dave at
Tue Mar 31 16:20:00 PDT 2015

On Wed, 1 Apr 2015, René J.V. Bertin wrote:

> I know iTerm2, but its power features aren't appealing/useful enough to 
> me to make up for the fact that it doesn't do "focus follows mouse" as 
> well as Apple's .

Ah; another FFM fan :-)  I can't stand CTF, but I can understand why the 
Mac does it (single application etc).

> Easy. Trying OS X a bit over 11y ago on my gf's new laptop made me 
> realise it was the only "unix for the desktop" that really gave the 
> (almost) best of both worlds. I always have an X server running and not 
> just because I prefer xterms over Which I also use, just 
> for different things, typically non-X things.

I like to run "xload" on remote boxes, and annoy cow-orkers by firing up 
"xroach" on their screens :-)

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)   "Those who don't understand security will suffer." (and check the home page whilst you're there)

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