xclip-cutfile

XCLIP-COPYFILE(1)            General Commands Manual           XCLIP-COPYFILE(1)



NAME
       xclip-copyfile, xclip-cutfile, xclip-pastefile - copy and move files via
       the X clipboard

SYNOPSIS
       xclip-copyfile [-p] FILES...

       xclip-cutfile [-p] FILES...

       xclip-pastefile

DESCRIPTION
       xclip-copyfile copies files into the X clipboard, recursing into
       directories.

       xclip-cutfile copies the files, but also deletes them afterwards.

       -p     preserve path formation


       xclip-pastefile pastes the files out of the clipboard

EXAMPLES
       Copying a file to a remote host

       [maggie.lkpg.cendio.se ~]$ echo "A file created on ${HOSTNAME}" > file1
       [maggie.lkpg.cendio.se ~]$ xclip-copyfile file1
       [sofie.homeip.net ~/doc]$ xclip-pastefile
       file1
       [sofie.homeip.net ~/doc]$ cat file1
       A file created on maggie.lkpg.cendio.se


       Copying an entire tree structure

       [sofie.homeip.net ~]$ xclip-copyfile doc
       [maggie.lkpg.cendio.se ~/tmp]$ xclip-pastefile
       doc/
       doc/letter-mom-april.txt
       doc/file1
       doc/letter-dad-march.txt


       Copying files with preserved path information

       [maggie.lkpg.cendio.se ~]$ xclip-copyfile -p /etc/sysconfig/grub
       tar: Removing leading `/' from member names
       [sofie.homeip.net ~/tmp]$ xclip-pastefile
       etc/sysconfig/grub
       [sofie.homeip.net ~/tmp]$ ls etc/sysconfig/grub
       etc/sysconfig/grub


       Moving files

       [sofie.homeip.net ~]$ ls letter-brother-may.txt
       letter-brother-may.txt
       [sofie.homeip.net ~]$ xclip-cutfile letter-brother-may.txt
       [sofie.homeip.net ~]$ ls letter-brother-may.txt
       ls: cannot access letter-brother-may.txt: No such file or directory
       [sofie.homeip.net ~]$ cd doc
       [sofie.homeip.net ~/doc]$ xclip-pastefile
       letter-brother-may.txt


AUTHORS
       This manual page was written by Maximilian Gass <mxey@cloudconnected.org>
       for the Debian project. It may be used for everything else, of course.



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