How to install CopyQ Clipboard Manager 4.0.0 on Ubuntu 20.04

CopyQ Clipboard Manager released version 4.0.0 a day ago. Here’s how to install it on Ubuntu 20.04, Ubuntu 21.04, Ubuntu 18.04 via PPA.

CopyQ Is a free open source clipboard manager with editing and scripting capabilities. The new 4.0.0 release features a new script engine with some new features, better ECMAScript support, and improved performance.

This release also adds Wayland support and a bash completion script. Other changes are as follows:

  • Update the sync plugin to keep the order of new items consistent across multiple instances.
  • Search multiple words in any order
  • Use the system notification popup.
  • Item row set to 1 by default in the main window and tray menu
  • Tags can be “locked” in the configuration.
  • The web plugin has been removed.
  • New advanced options allow you to set copy, paste, window focus intervals and wait times.

How to install Copyq 4.0.0 on Ubuntu:

The· Official PPA repository We have created the latest packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, and Ubuntu 20.10.

1. To add a PPA, open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) from the application menu and run the following command.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Enter your user password when prompted (no asterisk feedback for security reasons) and press Enter to continue.

2. Next, run the command through the Synaptic package manager or in the terminal to install CopyQ.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install copyq

Once installed, launch Clipboard Manager from the Applications menu and an icon will appear in the system tray area.


To remove the software, use Synaptic Package Manager or run the following command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove copyq

To delete the PPA repository[ソフトウェアとアップデート]Launch and[その他のソフトウェア]Go to the tab.

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