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Re: first copy & paste not working


From: Joel J. Adamson
Subject: Re: first copy & paste not working
Date: Mon, 05 May 2008 13:09:06 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/23.0.60 (gnu/linux)

Rupert Swarbrick <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:
>
>> Joe Bloggs <address@hidden> writes:
>>
>>> address@hidden (Joel J. Adamson) writes:
>>>
>>>> Joe Bloggs <address@hidden> writes:
>>>>
>>>>> I can only yank my emacs text if I repeat the emacs cut/copy,
>>>>> othewise it just keeps yanking the external text. Can anyone help?
>>>> Hi Joe, good to see you again.
>>>> Which Emacs version and operating system are you using (specifically
>>>> which Unix?)?
>>>
>>> Emacs 21.4a on Debian etch, which is the latest version in the etch
>>> repository. 
>>
>> A friend of mine advised me, after I found the latest Emacs in Debian
>> was 21.4, that adding the unstable repositories, and/or Ubuntu
>> repositories is a must for using up-to-date software on Debian.  Any
>> Debian users like to comment?
>>
>
> Hmm, well I use it on my laptop because it's fun playing with the new
> versions. However, something breaks horribly about once every three or
> four months, so I recommend building from source.

Are you talking about Debian or Emacs?  What is it that breaks, and what
do you build from source?

Joel

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