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How to toggle or turn off text selection being sent to the clipboard

I would like to disable the default behavior that seems to happen with every Linux distribution that I've ever tried that any selected text is immediately sent to the clipboard (Mint, Ubuntu, Fedora, ...
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Pasting in Thunderbird turns line breaks into spaces

$ cat test.txt a b $ xclip test.txt Pasting the content in an email in Thunderbird will result in a b Any idea why? I'm running Arch Linux (64-bit) and I paste the code via a mouse wheel click ...
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How do I safely get multiple filenames from Zenity?

Zenity can be used to create a file selection dialog and select multiple paths. The separator for paths is specified using the --separator option. Therefore we can't use NUL, the only safe character ...
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Mutt: select multiple messages

I am looking for a way to select multiple messages in Mutt. For example select the first and the last message would select a whole block of messages. Possible also to select by regexp for subject. I ...
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Block editing *live* in Emacs or Vim

jEdit supports block editing, but Emacs and Vim seem to have some serious usability issues on the same subject. If someone could fill in the unknowns here it would be much more bearable to use either ...