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Proper copypaste with emacs
Jan 26, 2011
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For Emacs 23, to get proper copy paste (ctrl+C/ctrl+V) and to use X’s clipboard to interact with other applications, add the following to your .emacs:

(cua-mode t)
(setq x-select-enable-clipboard t)

Update 2017: How things change… cua mode is not what god™ intended.

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