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Copy-pasting of files not working in Ubuntu 22.04

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Hey there,

Intro: I recently switched to Linux and (because Brave is so broken) also to Firefox and I am liking it so far.

Problem: Unfortunately I can't copy-paste files from Ubuntu Files (Nautilus) to Firefox (I tested image files and also sounds files, neither is working).

Test with Firefox: 1. Download a random photo (e.g. from Unsplash) 2. Select the file and hit ctrl + c in Files/Nautilus 3. I go to the clipboard inspector 4. I hit ctrl + v 5. The image does not show up in the output (see screenshot)

Test with Brave: 1. Do the same as above 2. The image does show up in the output (see screenshot)

Notes: - I am using Linux Ubuntu 22.04 with Wayland - Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0 - I have no extensions installed - I am not using the snap version (so I can scroll smoothly) ... I think I used apt-get install but not 100% sure

Hey there, '''Intro:''' I recently switched to Linux and (because Brave is so broken) also to Firefox and I am liking it so far. '''Problem:''' Unfortunately I can't copy-paste files from Ubuntu Files (Nautilus) to Firefox (I tested image files and also sounds files, neither is working). '''Test with Firefox:''' 1. Download a random photo (e.g. [https://unsplash.com/photos/hMVlMBXaP_M from Unsplash]) 2. Select the file and hit ctrl + c in Files/Nautilus 3. I go to the [https://evercoder.github.io/clipboard-inspector/ clipboard inspector] 4. I hit ctrl + v 5. The image does '''not''' show up in the output (see screenshot) '''Test with Brave:''' 1. Do the same as above 2. The image does show up in the output (see screenshot) '''Notes:''' - I am using Linux Ubuntu 22.04 with Wayland - Firefox Version 107.0 (64-bit) for Ubuntu Canonical - 1.0 - I have no extensions installed - I am '''not''' using the snap version (so I can scroll smoothly) ... I think I used apt-get install but not 100% sure
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Stephan said

jonzn4SUSE said

File a bug and see what Devs say. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/home

Thanks for your help! I just filed a bug, let's see :)

Ok, it turns out it's a bug that is known since 2 years. Not fixed yet but apparently it's being worked on.

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Modified by jonzn4SUSE

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If you use the Snap Firefox version then you may have to enable this permission in snap.

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Looks like a snap issue. I was able to test my distro version and mozilla with no issue. see screenshots

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I noticed on another computer that I cannot crtl+v, but drag and drop works. see screenshot

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Thanks for all your replies,

I now tried Firefox via Flatpak, via Snap and via apt-get using the Terminal. I installed, did the test and then uninstalled each version again (so never two versions at the same time on my machine).

Unfortunately none worked ☹️ (see screenshots 1 - 3). Apt-get is the best as at least inertia-scrolling is working properly, but not ctrl + v with images.

I then thought "Maybe it's a wayland issue" because drag-and-drop is also not working (in the year 2022?!) so I started in Xorg ... but no luck with the apt-get version either, it's also not working (last screenshot).

I am out of clues ...

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Did you ever try downloading Firefox from Mozilla, run firefox-bin from the folder and see if you have the same issue.

https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release

Drag and drop works for me, but lets see what happens with Firefox from Mozilla.

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jonzn4SUSE said

Did you ever try downloading Firefox from Mozilla, run firefox-bin from the folder and see if you have the same issue. https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/all/#product-desktop-release Drag and drop works for me, but lets see what happens with Firefox from Mozilla.

Good idea ... but unfortunately also doesn't work :( (Funnily drag-and-drop works in the binary-version)

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File a bug and see what Devs say. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/home

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jonzn4SUSE said

File a bug and see what Devs say. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/home

Thanks for your help! I just filed a bug, let's see :)

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Stephan said

jonzn4SUSE said

File a bug and see what Devs say. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/home

Thanks for your help! I just filed a bug, let's see :)

Ok, it turns out it's a bug that is known since 2 years. Not fixed yet but apparently it's being worked on.

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That's good to know. You can mark this resolved and watch the bug show.  ;^))

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