How To Install CopyQ 2.4.1 On Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04, Debian 7, Fedora 20, Fedora 19, OpenSUSE 13.1 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, CopyQ has configurable history size, it allows the users to search through the clipboard history and can be opened via some keyboard shortcuts. It can also be used from the command line. For keyboard shortcuts and examples of cli usage, see this page.

The latest version available is CopyQ 2.4.1, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes/fixes:

  • Added scriptable classes File and Dir
  • Added scriptable function settings() for saving custom user data
  • Improved dialog() command
  • Fixed %1 in command
  • Fixed building with tests and Qt5

how to install CopyQ 2.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian 7 Wheezy, Fedora 20, Fedora 19 and OpenSUSE 13.1.

In this article I will show you how to install CopyQ 2.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, Deepin 2014, Peppermint Five, Linux Lite 2.0, Debian 7 Wheezy, Fedora 20, Fedora 19 and OpenSUSE 13.1.

Because it is not available via any repository or PPA, we have to download the deb/rpm from the official site and install it via the command-line. Follow the instructions for your system and architecture exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install CopyQ 2.4.1 on Ubuntu 14.04, Pinguy OS 14.04, LXLE 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Elementary OS 0.3, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014 and Linux Lite 2.0 systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_14.04_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_14.04_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_14.04_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_14.04_amd64.deb

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove copyq

How to install CopyQ 2.2.0 on Ubuntu 12.04, Linux Mint 13 and Elementary OS 0.2 systems:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_12.04_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_12.04_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_12.04_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Ubuntu_12.04_amd64.deb

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove copyq

How to install CopyQ 2.4.1 on Debian 7:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Debian_7.0_i386.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Debian_7.0_i386.deb

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ sudo apt-get install gdebi
$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Debian_7.0_amd64.deb
$ sudo gdebi copyq_2.4.1_Debian_7.0_amd64.deb

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove copyq

How to install CopyQ 2.4.1 on Fedora 20:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_20_4.1.i686.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_20_4.1.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_20_4.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_20_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo yum remove copyq

How to install CopyQ 2.2.0 on Fedora 19:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_19_4.1.i686.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall copyq_2.4.1_Fedora_19_4.1.i686.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.2.0/Linux/copyq_2.2.0_Fedora_19_6.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo yum localinstall copyq_2.2.0_Fedora_19_6.1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo yum remove copyq

How to install CopyQ 2.2.0 on OpenSUSE 13.1:

Instructions for 32 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_openSUSE_13.1_4.1.i586.rpm
$ sudo zypper install copyq_2.4.1_openSUSE_13.1_4.1.i586.rpm

Instructions for 64 bit systems:

$ wget sourceforge.net/projects/copyq/files/copyq-2.4.1/Linux/copyq_2.4.1_openSUSE_13.1_4.1.x86_64.rpm
$ sudo zypper install copyq_2.4.1_openSUSE_13.1_4.1.x86_64.rpm

Optional, o remove CopyQ, do:

$ sudo zypper remove copyq

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