December 9, 2022

Copy the content of a file to the clipboard from the command line


$ xclip -sel clip file.txt

Some people create an alias for xclip -sel clip.

If you need to install xclip run:

$ sudo apt install xclip

xclip is copyleft-licensed and is maintained by Peter Åstrand.

To learn more about xclip you can run $ man xclip in the shell.

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