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CopyQ clipboard manager 3.7.0 was released a few hours ago with enhancements and many bug-fixes. Here’s how to install it in Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.10.

CopyQ 3.7.0 release highlights:

  • New option to show notes beside item content
  • Removed option to show icon instead of notes
  • Only plain text is Copied/Pasted from menu if Shift key is pressed
  • Customizable shortcut for Item context menu
  • Remove unmaintained Data plugin (can be replaced with a script)
  • Allow to set icon to tab groups in tree view
  • Allow export even if a tab group or an unloaded tab is selected
  • Automatic commands are no longer run in clipboard monitor context
  • Omit aborting monitor by calling abort() from automatic commands
  • Omit aborting automatic commands by changing configuration
  • Updated icons (Font Awesome 5.4.2)
  • Various bug-fixes
  • X11: Faster and safer clipboard checking and synchronization
  • X11: Prioritize checking clipboard before selection

Install Copyq 3.7.0 in Ubuntu:

The official PPA repository has made the latest packages for all current Ubuntu releases and their derivatives.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) from application launcher and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Input your password (no asterisks feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. After added the PPA repository, install CopyQ either via Synaptic package manager or by running commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install copyq

Once installed, start the clipboard manager from application launcher and you’ll see the icon in system tray area.

Uninstall:

To remove the software, either use Synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

To remove PPA repositories, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

CopyQ clipboard manager 3.6.0 was released today with some new features, performance improvements, and various bug-fixes.

CopyQ 3.6.0 release highlights:

  • Invoking search with a shortcut reuses last search expression
  • Exiting from search (ESC) doesn’t unselect found item
  • COPYQ_SETTINGS_PATH environment variable overrides default config path
  • Merge top item with same new clipboard text
  • Check clipboard after start
  • Animate app icon when a clipboard changes or a client calls some functions
  • Use gpg for encryption if gpg2 is unavailable
  • Faster tray and context menu updates
  • Close dialog() after client process exits
  • Display system, arch and compiler info when using version()
  • Tests are about 2x faster
  • Updated icons (Font Awesome 5.3.1)
  • And various bug-fixes.

Install Copyq 3.6.0 in Ubuntu:

The official PPA repository has made the latest packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 18.04, and their derivatives..

1. To add the PPA, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) from application launcher and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Input your password (no asterisks feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. After added the PPA repository, install CopyQ either via Synaptic package manager or by running commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install copyq

Once installed, start the clipboard manager from application launcher and you’ll see the icon in system tray area.

Uninstall:

To remove the software, either use Synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

To remove PPA repositories, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

CopyQ, an advanced clipboard manager with editing and scripting features, reached the 3.5.0 release a few hours ago.

CopyQ 3.5.0 release highlights:

  • Icon for global shortcuts in Shortcut configuration tab
  • Simpler icons (smaller installation footprint)
  • Faster copying and pasting from the application
  • Faster and simpler invocation for commands run automatically
  • More compact Process Manager dialog
  • Scriptable function select() waits for clipboard to be set
  • Image masks for colorizing icons (“icon-mask” and “icon-busy-mask”)
  • Improved logging and updated icons (Font Awesome 5.0.13)
  • X11: Faster clipboard/selection synchronization
  • And various bug-fixes.

Install Copyq 3.5.0 in Ubuntu:

The software has an official PPA repository that contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04 so far.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal from application launcher and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. After added the PPA repository, install CopyQ either via Synaptic package manager or by running commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install copyq

Once installed, start the clipboard manager from application launcher and you’ll see the icon in system tray area.

Uninstall:

To remove the software, either use Synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

To remove PPA repositories, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

CopyQ is an open-source clipboard manager software with editing and scripting features. It monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application.

The latest CopyQ 3.3.0 was released earlier today with following changes:

  • Add option for searching numbers in item list and tray menu
  • Use exception instead of return code for exportData()/importData()
  • Draw icon shadow (for internal icon font)
  • Remove support for Qt 4, require Qt >= 5.1.0
  • Fix storing only non-empty clipboard items
  • Fix opening web browser from script with open()
  • Fix exiting clipboard provider process when not needed
  • Fix exportData()/importData() with relative file paths
  • Fix SVG app icon resolution in some panels
  • Fix closing window after a menu is closed and window is unfocused
  • Fix icons for command error notifications
  • Fix warnings when using system icons
  • Linux: Fixes for AppData, desktop and flatpak files
  • OSX: Fix pasting items
  • OSX: Log errors when global shortcut registration fails

CopyQ clipboard manager in Ubuntu 14.04

Install Copyq 3.3.0 in Ubuntu:

The software has an official PPA repository that contains the latest packages for Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 17.10, Ubuntu 18.04 so far.

1. To add the PPA, open terminal from application launcher and run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Input your password (no visual feedback while typing) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.

2. After added the PPA repository, install CopyQ either via Synaptic package manager or by running commands in terminal:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install copyq

Once installed, start the clipboard manager from application launcher and you’ll see the icon in system tray area.

Uninstall:

To remove the software, either use Synaptic package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

To remove PPA repositories, launch Software & Updates and navigate to Other Software tab.

CopyQ clipboard manager

CopyQ is an advanced clipboard manager available for both Windows and Linux. It allows you to browse, search, and edit clipboard history in text, HTML, images and any other custom format.

The software provides a customizable system tray menu, supports a variety of system-wide shortcuts (e.g. show main window or tray, edit clipboard, copy next/previous, paste as plain text), sorts items in tabs or tree, and provides advanced command-line interface and scripting.

CopyQ clipboard manager in Ubuntu 14.04

The latest 2.4.3 release brings new plugins and a few fixes:

  • Plugin for tagging items
  • Plugins can provide script functions and commands
  • Improved automatic commands execution
  • Fixed gradients, transparency and other style improvements
  • Fixed decryption with newer version of GnuPG
  • Fixes for Qt 5 version

How to Install CopyQ:

Source tarball and installers for Windows, Debian, Ubuntu, OpenSUSE, and Fedora are available for download at the github release page:

Download CopyQ clipboard manager

For Ubuntu user, select download the i386.deb for 32-bit system or amd64.deb for 64-bit system. Finally click to open the package with Ubuntu Software Center and install the software:

Install CopyQ

That’s it. For documentation, see the CopyQ wiki page.