Xsel is a quick hack to give access to the X selection from the command-line. You can then copy stuff between stdin/stdout and the X selection buffer. For example, 'echo puppa | xsel -c' makes "puppa" the current X selection. 'xsel -p | less' pastes the current X selection to less.
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Release Notes: A typo in WriteStdout() was fixed.
Release Notes: This version adds the possibility to select between PRIMARY, SECONDARY, and CLIPBOARD X selection. It adds a --merge action, and incorporates some code cleanups.
Release Notes: This release now uses XSetWMHints to start the program in iconic mode which works around the orphaned window behaviour reported by a few people.