Install Qlipper on Debian 11 - Step by step guide ?

Everybody takes notes when it comes to fearless working. However, not all notes are permanent. When it comes to accessing what we have recently copied more than one time then only the clipboard can save us. We are going to discuss a lightweight and simple to use clipboard application that can dramatically change the way you interact with the clipboard.

Technically Qlipper is a clipboard history applet. The main function of Qlipper is to interact with the system clipboard to collect all of the copied text and images. Qlipper is not only lightweight but also cross-platform. That means it can be installed on systems other than Linux. 

Here at LinuxAPT, we shall look into the right way to install Qlipper on Debian 11.

Main features of qlipper includes:

  • saves clipboard history entries and restores them.
  • lightweight.
  • systray docking app.
  • few requirements.
  • can be used in GNOME and Windows (and more).

Steps to install Qlipper on Debian Linux system

1. Perform System Update

To begin, update the system using the following commands:

$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt dist-upgrade

2. Install Qlipper on the system 

Now, run the following command to install Qlipper:

$ sudo apt install qlipper

3. Verify Qlipper Installation

Now we will see if the Qlipper is properly installed or not on Debian 11 system. To check this, run the following command from the CLI and see if an instance of Qlipper is running or not:

$ qlipper -h

Now we will see if the qlipper can be accessed via the graphical user interface or not. Try to run a search in your Debian 11 dashboard.

How to Launch Qlipper on Debian 11 ?

You can search into your system dashboard and check the Qlipper with Accessories.

Once located, it is simple to launch and run the application. When the application is launched, you will find the qlipper indicator running in the system tray.

How To Uninstall qlipper from your Debian 11 system ?

To uninstall only the qlipper package we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get remove qlipper

We can use the following command to remove qlipper configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

$ sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge qlipper

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This article covers how to install qlipper on your Debian 11 system. qlipper application is a part of QtDesktop project so you can download prebuilt binary packages from its repository.

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