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GPaste 3.16 released

by Marc-Antoine Perennou on March 23, 2015

Tagged as: GPaste, release, clipboard, gnome.

It’s available there, get it while it’s hot!

This release is the first release for using with with GNOME 3.16 with a lot of new features and cleanup.

Excluding translations: 203 files changed, 4487 insertions(+), 5424 deletions(-)

What’s new?

  • new subcommand: gpaste merge to merge various entries (with –decoration and –separator)
  • new tool: gpaste-ui (minimal graphical interface)
  • legacy applet reworked to use gpaste ui
  • ubuntu app indicator reworked to use gpaste ui
  • new keybinding to launch gpaste ui
  • new keybinding to upload clipboard content to a pastebin service (requires wgetpaste >= 2.26)
  • the daemon now returns standard DBus errors on invalid input
  • name dbus parameters
  • gnome-shell 3.16 support (require gnome-shell 3.16 because of breaking changes)
  • require glib 2.44 and gtk 3.16
  • compatibility with new glib autoptr mechanism
  • fully switch to appstream
  • updated shell completions
  • updated translations
  • various libgpaste api cleanups (bump soname to 3, rework libtool versioning)
  • detect applet and app-indicator at runtime instead of build time
  • fix bug with recent glib
  • make a lot more stuff async
  • gpasted is dead (long live gpaste-daemon)
  • Changed DBus signal is dead
  • drop old ubuntu compat patches
  • drop gpaste-config.h
  • drop old manual pages for applet and app-indicator
  • drop legacy gpaste subcommands (raw, oneline, zero, favor –raw, –oneline and –raw)
  • various bugfixes
  • some progress regarding wayland support

And don’t forget to run gpaste dr aka gpaste daemon-reexec after upgrading GPaste to activate new functionalities ;)

You then can run gpaste daemon-version to check that the correct daemon is running.


Gnome-shell extension


Graphical tool


Ubuntu application indicator and legacy status icon


Settings utility