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Middle mouse button stopped pasting on fedora?

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For some reason unbeknownst to me, the middle button on my mouse no longer pastes texts into terminal windows, emails, or anywhere else it use to after I highlight text.

Everything else on my mouse appears to work just fine. I haven't applied any updates. Actually, I decided to update my desktop and rebooted after this problem appeared.

I'm running Fedora 20. I know, it's getting long in the tooth. I am actually going to install the latest and greatest soon, but not for another month or so.

I'd really appreciate it if someone could point me in the right direction to get this annoying issue resolved.

posted Jun 16, 2015 by anonymous

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If nothing else, you should update your system to see if that makes any  difference.

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because you do not mention if button works anywhere else, one direction is to know if button does work.

http://unixpapa.com/js/testmouse.html

answer Jun 16, 2015 by Meenal Mishra
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