clipboard integration -- possible security implications

Chris Brannon cmbrannon79 at
Sat Oct 24 10:51:20 EDT 2009

Tony Baechler <tony at> wrote:
> but I can think of cases where one would want a permanent 
> copy in a file for use later.  Just one example might be in cases where 
> the machine needs to be rebooted (like a kernel upgrade) and a command 
> needs to be run after the reboot which was copied into the clipboard.  

Here's one way to do that.

* Make a selection.
* Cut.
* execute cat > stuff.txt
* Paste.
* Hit ctrl-d to indicate end-of-file.
* Voila!

-- Chris

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