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Sofox 22. nov, 2012 @ 3:27pm
Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V don't work in the Linux Steam client
Right clicking and using the menu to either copy or paste works fine, but the keyboard shortcuts for the commands (Ctrl+C, Ctrl+V) don't seem to work.

For instance, in order to copy my machine specs from a previous post, I had to use the menu rather than using the keyboard shortcuts.

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04, a Radeon HD 4800, an Intel® Core™2 Quad CPU Q6700 @ 2.66GHz × 4 , and a 32 bit system.
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Josh 22. nov, 2012 @ 4:11pm 
I have this problem too. Also for me, Ctrl+X and Ctrl+Z doesn't work, and Ctrl+A does.

Processor Information:
Vendor: GenuineIntel
Speed: 2201 Mhz
8 logical processors
4 physical processors
HyperThreading: Supported
FCMOV: Supported
SSE2: Supported
SSE3: Supported
SSSE3: Supported
SSE4a: Unsupported
SSE41: Supported
SSE42: Supported

Network Information:
Network Speed:

Operating System Version:
Ubuntu 12.10 (64 bit)
Kernel Name: Linux
Kernel Version: 3.5.0-18-generic
X Server vendor: The X.Org Foundation
X Server release: 11300000

Video Card:
Driver: NVIDIA Corporation GeForce GT 550M/PCIe/SSE2

Driver Version: 4.2.0 NVIDIA 304.64
Desktop Color Depth: 24 bits per pixel
Monitor Refresh Rate: 59 Hz
VendorID: 0x10de
DeviceID: 0xdf6
Number of Monitors: 1
Number of Logical Video Cards: 2
Primary Display Resolution: 1366 x 768
Desktop Resolution: 1366 x 768
Primary Display Size: 13.54" x 7.60" (15.51" diag)
34.4cm x 19.3cm (39.4cm diag)
Primary VRAM: 2047 MB

Sound card:
Audio device: Intel CougarPoint HDMI

Memory:
RAM: 7890 Mb

Miscellaneous:
UI Language: English
LANG: en_US.UTF-8
Microphone: Not set
Total Hard Disk Space Available: 28805 Mb
Largest Free Hard Disk Block: 3517 Mb
b3nj4m 25. nov, 2012 @ 9:05am 
I've also found that if I copy something from another program (e.g. gnome-terminal), when I right-click on an input field in Steam, it immediately pastes whatever I copied before opening the context menu. However, using the paste option in the context menu does not paste anything that I copy from other programs.
aka 25. nov, 2012 @ 12:04pm 
Something must be about getting a proper focus.
LinuxFanatic[Russia] 25. nov, 2012 @ 12:50pm 
I confirm this problem.
panosgeorgiadis 25. nov, 2012 @ 1:47pm 
+1
Sometime works, sometimes not. Mostly it doesn't work.
BarnabyD 26. nov, 2012 @ 9:30am 
For me, copy/paste works with the shortcuts. But its a little odd, I copy something, then go into steam, paste, but it pastes what I had copied previously. Then when I undo then paste it again, it pastes the most recent copy.
[WOLF] Eversmann 26. nov, 2012 @ 9:58am 
I tried to redeem some keys from the humble bundles i've bought and worked for me. i'm on Kubuntu 12.10. It's true that clicking in the window couldn't get the focus at first, but clicking again gain it and the paste part works.

In KDE i use the default clipboard manager so maybe that helps.
roflkatamari 27. nov, 2012 @ 12:24pm 
For me it works but in a weird way. Sometimes when I hit C-v after copying from another window I get the last thing I pasted in Steam. When I do a paste second time I get what I'm supposed to get.
dimgel 7. des, 2012 @ 4:46pm 
Confirmed, Gentoo/amd64, KDE 4.9.3. Ctrl+C, Ctrl+X, Ctrl+V don't work, Ctrl+Ins, Shift+Del, Shift+Ins work.
yurandedan 8. des, 2012 @ 5:02am 
Confirmed too.
AsciiWolf 8. des, 2012 @ 5:42am 
Yep, confirmed. 64bit Gentoo, Gnome 2.32.
Sometimes it works, sometimes not...
iNinja 8. des, 2012 @ 5:50am 
Mint MATE. Keyboard and right click menu seem to work but select + paste [wheel click] doesn't. Anybody else getting this?
Swiftpaw 8. des, 2012 @ 6:35am 
Opprinnelig skrevet av iNinja:
Mint MATE. Keyboard and right click menu seem to work but select + paste [wheel click] doesn't. Anybody else getting this?
Yes, no copy/paste works yet except for when using the right click Steam menu. Both control+* keys as well as the highlight and middle mouse click copy buffers do not work.
Fleet Admiral Satsuki 8. des, 2012 @ 9:34pm 
I seem to be having a similar issue... sometimes when I Ctrl +v something into the chat window it will paste the correct thing, but other times it pastes the previous thing that was copied to the clipboard. Doesn't really seem to be a pattern to it. When you paste a second time, it pastes the correct item. Ubuntu 12.10 x64 here....
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