Advanced Clipboard Manager ‘CopyQ’ 3.0.3 Adds New Documentation

CopyQ clipboard manager

CopyQ, an open-source, cross-platform, advanced clipboard manager with editing and scripting features, has reached the 3.0.3 release days ago with new documentation, improvements and some bug-fixes.

CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. Saved clipboard can be later copied and pasted directly into any application.

CopyQ features:

  • Support for Linux, Windows and OS X 10.9+
  • Store text, HTML, images or any other custom formats
  • Quickly browse and filter items in clipboard history
  • Sort, create, edit, remove, copy/paste, drag’n’drop items in tabs
  • Add notes or tags to items
  • System-wide shortcuts with customizable commands
  • Paste items with shortcut or from tray or main window
  • Fully customizable appearance
  • Advanced command-line interface and scripting
  • Ignore clipboard copied from some windows or containing some text
  • Support for simple Vim-like editor and shortcuts
  • Many more features

Changes in the latest CopyQ 3.0.3:

  • Added new documentation
  • Added option to disable auto-completion for commands
  • Improved image thumbnail rendering
  • Fixed opening window on current screen
  • Fixed item rendering when searching
  • Fixed tab reloading and closing external editor
  • Fixed image sizes
  • Fixed loading plugins on OS X
  • Fixed selecting area in screenshot
  • Fixed rendering and showing tooltip for notes
  • Fixed hang on exit when using QtCurve theme

How to Install CopyQ 3.0.3 in Ubuntu:

For all current Ubuntu releases, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and their derivatives,

either download the .deb packages from:

CopyQ release page

or install CopyQ and receive future updates via its official PPA:

  1. Open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and run command to add PPA:

    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq


  2. Then update and install CopyQ via commands:
    sudo apt-get update
    sudo apt-get install copyq
  3. When a new release is out and made into PPA, use Software Updater (update manager) to upgrade it along with other system updates.

Uninstall CopyQ:

To uninstall the clipboard manager, simply run command in terminal:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

And remove the PPA via Software & Updates utility under Other Software tab.

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.

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