Posted By: Anonymous
Is it possible to pipe to/from the clipboard in Bash?
Whether it is piping to/from a device handle or using an auxiliary application, I can’t find anything.
For example, if
/dev/clip was a device linking to the clipboard we could do:
cat /dev/clip # Dump the contents of the clipboard cat foo > /dev/clip # Dump the contents of "foo" into the clipboard
Use clipboard-cli. It works with macOS, Windows, Linux, OpenBSD, FreeBSD, and Android without any real issues.
Install it with:
npm install -g clipboard-cli
Then you can do:
echo foo | clipboard
If you want, you can alias to
cb by putting the following in your