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How to Install CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04

How to Install CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04
CopyQ is a monitoring application or, more precisely, a clipboard manager application that comes with extra features such as editing and scripting. CopyQ monitors your system's clipboard and can save text, images, and HTML formats to your clipboard. CopyQ is a multi-platform application that supports various operating systems, such as Windows and Linux. However, in this article, we will show you how to install CopyQ on Ubuntu 20.04 and other Debian-based operating systems, including Linux Mint and Elementary OS.

Installing CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04

To install CopyQ on any Debian-based operating system, such as Ubuntu 20.04, you will need to add the PPA repository to your system's sources list.

Step 1: Add the PPA Repository

To add the CopyQ PPA to Ubuntu 20.04, issue the following command in the terminal:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:hluk/copyq

Press Enter to grant permission to add GPG keys.

Update APT Cache Repository

Update the system's APT cache repository by entering the command below:

$ sudo apt update

After adding the PPA repository and updating the system's APT cache, you are now ready to install CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04.

Step 2: Install CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04

To install CopyQ in Ubuntu 20.04, issue the command given below:

$ sudo apt install copyq

Type Y/y and press Enter to grant additional disk space for the installation of CopyQ.

CopyQ should now be installed successfully on your system.

Running the CopyQ Application in Ubuntu 20.04

To run the CopyQ application in Ubuntu 20.04, you can either issue the copyQ command in the terminal, as follows:

$ copyq

Or, you can search for “CopyQ” in the Application menu.

Then, click the CopyQ icon to start the application

Now, CopyQ should be running, monitoring, and managing your clipboard.

Uninstall CopyQ from Ubuntu 20.04

To remove or uninstall the CopyQ application from your Ubuntu 20.04 operating system, issue the command below:

$ sudo apt remove --auto-remove copyq

After running the above command, the CopyQ application will be uninstalled from your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS system.

Conclusion

In this article, you learned how to install and run the CopyQ application in Ubuntu by adding the PPA repository to your system. You also learned how to uninstall the CopyQ application from your Ubuntu 20.04 system.

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