CopyQ – Advanced Clipboard Manager 3.12 Released

CopyQ monitors system clipboard and saves its content in customized tabs. It has some powerful features for every Linux user out there.

Firstly, the clipboard can be easily accessed using the top bar. Of course, everything that you copy remains there and can be used as the active copied text just with a click.

These entries are preserved over a reboot unless configured otherwise or deleted by the user. The other options, such as the clipboard manager, the preferences window, etc. are also accessible through the tray icon.

A quick look at the CopyQ features includes

  • 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
  • System Tray Access
  • 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
CopyQ Linux Clipboard Manager

What’s new in CopyQ 3.12

  • Unsaved data are now saved whenever application is unfocused
  • Filter field in commands can now modify menu items.
  • Application icon will no longer automatically change when there is an ongoing
  • New preview() script function shows/hides item preview.
  • Use brighter bar for pinned items with a dark theme
  • Improved notification text line wrapping
  • Improved layout when showing many shortcut buttons

How to install on Ubuntu

For a fresh installation of CopyQ Clipboard Manager on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, and other Ubuntu-based derivatives, you can use below PPA to get the latest release.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq
sudo apt update
sudo apt install copyq

In conclusion, CopyQ is an extensive clipboard manager that has some powerful features for every Linux user out there.

Bobby Borisov

Bobby Borisov

Bobby, an editor-in-chief at Linuxiac, is a Linux professional with over 20 years of experience. With a strong focus on Linux and open-source software, he has worked as a Senior Linux System Administrator, Software Developer, and DevOps Engineer for small and large multinational companies.

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