GNOME's Mutter 3.17.2 Adds X11/Wayland Clipboard Interoperation
Written by Michael Larabel in GNOME on 27 May 2015 at 08:53 AM EDT. 8 Comments
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GNOME's Mutter window manager was updated to v3.17.2 today as the latest development version in the road to GNOME 3.18.

Of importance to Mutter 3.17.2 is that it now supports X11/Wayland clipboard interoperation. Now the clipboard contents from copying and pasting can be done between native X11 and Wayland applications, which previously wasn't possible up until now for those running a mix of X11 and Wayland programs on the desktop.

More details via the GNOME.org announcement and the GNOME.org BugZilla with patches for this work going back to last year.
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