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[HOWTO] Install GPaste clipboard manager in Ubuntu 11.10 Oneiric Ocelot (Gnome-Shell)

I am a programmer and I can’t do without a clipboard manager. If you have never used a clipboard manager before, you don’t know what a great tool you are missing. GPaste is an excellent clipboard tool for Gnome-Shell, however it is neither available in Ubuntu repository, nor in any PPA (as of now). Here is how you can compile it. Open up the terminal and get going.

Install Dependencies

sudo apt-get install libgtk-3-dev libglib2.0-dev intltool automake autoconf valac git libdee-dev gnome-tweak-tool

Download Source

cd; git clone https://github.com/Keruspe/GPaste.git

Compile and Install

cd;cd GPaste
./autogen.sh
./configure --prefix=/usr
make
sudo make install

Restart Gnome-Shell
To restart, press Alt+F2, enter ‘r’ (without quotes) and press enter.

Enable GPaste Extension
To enable extension, open up Alt+F2>gnome-tweak-tool (or Activities>Applications>Other>Advanced Settings) and enable GPaste under Shell Extensions.
Enable GPaste with gnome-tweak-tool

You should now see GPaste icon in the top panel. However, it may give the following error message:

(Couldn’t connect to GPaste daemon)

For this, add the GPaste daemon in startup as “gpaste –daemon” in StartUP applications and reboot.

[HOWTO] Install GPaste in Fedora 15

GPaste is a clipboard management tool for GNOME 3. It is not available in the repos and must be downloaded via git and compiled. Here is how you can do it:

UPDATE:
GPaste is now available in the repos, so you can install it by using Add/Remove Programs or by running the following commands in the terminal:

su
yum install gpaste

That should install GPaste. The following post is for historical reasons only.


Install Git

su -c 'yum install git'

Download GPaste sources

cd; git clone https://github.com/Keruspe/GPaste.git

Install Dependencies

su -c 'yum install gtk3-devel glib2-devel intltool automake autoconf vala'

Compile and Install

cd;cd GPaste
./autogen.bash
./configure --prefix=/usr
make
su -c 'make install'

Restart GNOME Shell
To restart, press Alt+F2, enter ‘r’ (without quotes) and press enter.

You should now see GPaste icon in the top panel.