I've successfully setup X11forwarding from Linux to Mac. Now I'm able to run Thunar and get a window locally.

But the clipboard is not shared between the Thunar window and Mac computer.

Any ideas?

  • Taking “thunar” out of the picture for a moment, what do you get with xclip -in <<<whatever on one end and xclip -o on the other? – phg Nov 16 '18 at 10:27
  • @phg Weird, there's no xclip on Xquartz, but I just found out there's a preference dialog. I just need to check Enable syncing in Pasteboard tab. Now it works .... – daisy Nov 16 '18 at 10:32

As phg pointed out, it wasn't a SSH issue ... I just need to enable pasteboard syncing locally, e.g

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