pipe commands into clipboard

I often need to pipe commands into the clipboard. E.g when I type “pwd” to get the present working directory, I would normally select the line and then copy it into my clipboard.

After a while this became tedious so I wrote a script to make life easier. I created a bash script called “toclip”…

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Create an area screenshot, host it on github and copy web url to clipboard with one command

I often find myself having to create a screenshot and upload it somewhere so that I can paste it on irc/(mail without adding weight to email)/bugzilla etc.

Eventually I solved the problem by writing  a script that:

  1. Creates a screenshot of an area (gnome-screenshot)
  2. Saves it to your picture folder
  3. adds/commits/pushes to your git hub
  4. copies path to your clipboard
  5. opens chrome to verify that screenshot uploaded successfully.


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