Qlipper is a lightweight, open-source, and cross-platform clipboard history applet, which helps the user to get back any copied path. The key task of Qlippper will not consume many resources on your PC while monitoring it for recent data that can be used again later if needed!
In the following tutorial, you will learn how to install Qlipper Clipboard Manager on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish with Ubuntu’s default repository with the command line terminal along with some tips on how to use it.
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First, run the following command to ensure your system is up-to-date to avoid any conflicts during the installation of Qlipper.
sudo apt update && sudo apt upgrade -y
By default, Qlipper is available on Ubuntu’s repository making the installation straightforward.
Begin the installation using the following command.
sudo apt install qlipper -y
How to Launch Qlipper
With the installation complete, you can launch the clipboard manager by following the path.
Activities > Show Applications > Qlipper.
With Qlipper, you can quickly view your clipboard history and make items in it the selected ones. To clear all past content, just right-click on its icon within the system tray or press Control+Alt+V for viewing history.
As below, you will notice now the in the taskbar the Qlipper icon.
By clicking on the icon, you can view a list of items you have recently copied, double click on that Qlipper icon, and you fetch your Clipboard history.
To copy an item, double click to retrieve the copy history, and then it will be ready to re-paste.
How to Update/Upgrade Qlipper
Users should use the following terminal commands to check for Qlipper’s updates and any other system updates.
sudo apt update
If one is available, use the upgrade option.
sudo apt upgrade
Note this will update all packages (recommended), for example, to upgrade the Qlipper package itself.
sudo apt upgrade qlipper
How to Remove (Uninstall) Qlipper
For users that no longer require Qlipper Clipboard Manager, use the following command to remove.
sudo apt autoremove qlipper --purge
This will remove Qlipper and all dependencies installed that are no longer in use.
Comments and Conclusion
In the tutorial, you have learned how to install Qlipper Clipboard Manager on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.
Qlipper is a handy tool for people who copy and paste content from documents to other document formats. It can save time by not manually re-paste the exact text over again, and its intuitive interface makes it easy for anyone to use at any skill level.