Take the 2-minute tour ×
Unix & Linux Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for users of Linux, FreeBSD and other Un*x-like operating systems.. It's 100% free, no registration required.

There are many Clipboard Manager for Unix-based Operating System but is there a way to actually know which one is being used?

I am on Fedora 20 under Gnome 3.10.1 and I know that I'm using GPaste 3.10.

But I would like to know if there is a command line which would ouput GPaste 3.10 (except gpaste --version obviously).

share|improve this question
    
I've been searching for a method to do this, I'm thinking it's not possible. –  slm Apr 30 at 14:28
    
That would be unfortunate.. :) –  Öskå Apr 30 at 14:37
    
Agreed, but it seems consistent w/ the modular nature of things in Unix. There are a variety of clipboard management tools, and there isn't any place that these tools have to tell the system that they're attempting to manage the clipboard. –  slm Apr 30 at 15:05
    
I see the idea, let's just see for a few days if anyone else have some ideas, if not, I will delete my question. –  Öskå Apr 30 at 15:43
    
Yes, sorry wasn't intending for you to do anything, just giving you some feedback on my searches thus far. I would def. leave it for a bit to see if someone else like Stephane or Gilles might have some thoughts on the subject. –  slm Apr 30 at 15:50

1 Answer 1

up vote 1 down vote accepted

After doing an extensive search I wasn't able to find a method for doing this. So it would seem impossible to find out what downstream tools are collecting the results of the clipboards in an attempt to provide a "management" facility around them.

share|improve this answer

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.