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Bug 1640023

Summary: Firefox-wayland - copy/paste doens't work
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Milan Zink <mzink>
Component: firefoxAssignee: Martin Stransky <stransky>
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>
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Version: 29CC: 0xalen+redhat, gecko-bugs-nobody, jhorak, john.j5live, kengert, pjasicek, rhughes, rstrode, sandmann, stransky, vondruch
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Description Milan Zink 2018-10-17 07:29:41 UTC
Description of problem:

Copy & paste doesn't work with firefox-wayland outside application. Works only inside firefox between tabs, address bar.. No matter if Ctrl+C/V or middle button mouse.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:
Run firefox-wayland, copy text some text, try to paste into other application (text editor, terminal..)

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run firefox-wayland
2. open some webpage, copy piece of text
3. try to paste it outside firefox to terminal or text editor

Actual results:
Clipboard doesn't work outside

Expected results:
Clipboard works normally

Additional info:

Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2018-10-17 09:19:44 UTC
Thanks, I've been hunting this one for a long time. It's perhaps

How reliably you can reproduce that? Can you check if there's a copy or paste problem? You can check actual clipboard content by some clipboard manager like gpaste or clipit. Focus change may help or some delay after paste (

Comment 2 Vít Ondruch 2018-10-17 14:43:00 UTC
The possible workaround for this issue is to use Drag&Drop.

Comment 3 Milan Zink 2018-10-17 16:50:51 UTC
Very, very weird. I've tried to reproduce it again and it was simply working. I'll try it once again after fresh boot. I'll send update tomorrow.

Comment 4 Martin Stransky 2018-10-18 06:16:58 UTC
Okay, thanks. We already track it as Bug 1585393 co closing as a dupe.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 1585393 ***