[Novalug] Remaining problems Re: Setting up pine/alpine to work from home computer
beartooth at Beartooth.Info
Mon Mar 2 12:07:54 EST 2009
On Mon, 2 Mar 2009, Bonnie Dalzell wrote:
> The reamining problems I have are in order of inconvenience
> (1) I seem to have lost the ability to copy from the terminal if alpine is
> running. This is true both of terminator and gnome-terminal. I am running
> gnome desktop under Ubuntu.
Try holding the shift down, starting before you grab the
mouse. Then again if you want to paste back into Pine/Alpine,
using the wheel.
There seem to be two clipboards, one using the wheel and
one using the Paste function. You can use both, if you remember
what's in which -- at least in Fedora.
> Paste still works if the copied text is copied from somewhere
> other than the terminal that is running alpine. This is a major
> inconvenience for me.
> I have tried to google the problem for several days and have
> either not hit on the correct key words or no one else is
> bothered by this problem.
It was a royal PITA for me till I found out about the
shift key. (You do have M > S > C set to enable mouse in xterm,
> (2) I have to enter my password multiple (min 3, sometimes as
> many as 6) times to log into the remote server. This is minor
> compared to (1).
I *think* that's a matter of how the server is
configured; there has been some discussion on one of the places I
mentioned. Also, I remember, it makes a difference whether
Pine/Alpine is configured with or without a passfile; the Fedora
version is with; dunno 'bout Ubuntu.
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