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Syncs clipboards of Midnight Commander and X Window System.

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Don’t use mc_xclip! Instead:

  • sudo apt-get install xclip
  • Make sure mc is NOT running, or it will overwrite the next changes.
  • Find clipboard_store in ~/.config/mc/ini
  • Set clipboard_store=xclip -i -selection clipboard
  • Set clipboard_paste=xclip -o -selection clipboard
  • Thanks to



sudo apt-get install xclip
sudo pip install mc_xclip

# If you use Display Manager:
echo 'mc_xclip &' >> ~/.xprofile

# Else:
echo 'mc_xclip &' >> ~/.xinitrc

# Reboot.

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