Clipboard Installation Failed

After reading a post on the board about Clipboards I decided to try one ..... I know absolutely nada about clipboards so I did a little search on the web and found this on Ubuntu .....

After what I thought was installing it it would not open ..... can't find it in the Main Menu or in System Settings/Extensions using Cinnamon which is my DE ..... so I uninstalled it using this .....

mike@mike-ROG-Strix-G731GT-G731GT:~$ sudo apt install gpaste
[sudo] password for mike:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
gpaste is already the newest version (3.36.3-1).
gpaste set to manually installed.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 53 not upgraded.
mike@mike-ROG-Strix-G731GT-G731GT:~$ sudo apt remove --purge gpaste
[sudo] password for mike:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
gir1.2-gpaste-1.0 libgpaste11
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following packages will be REMOVED:
gnome-shell-extensions-gpaste* gpaste*
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 2 to remove and 53 not upgraded.
After this operation, 193 kB disk space will be freed.
Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y
(Reading database ... 318725 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing gnome-shell-extensions-gpaste (3.36.3-1) ...
Removing gpaste (3.36.3-1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.64ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.36.0-1ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:amd64 (2.72.1-1~ubuntu20.04.1~ppa3) ...
Processing triggers for libglib2.0-0:i386 (2.72.1-1~ubuntu20.04.1~ppa3) ...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.9.1-1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.24-1ubuntu3) ...

I followed the example given on the Ubuntu site and it looks like it was installed but what went wrong ?????? ...... is this a good clipboard or is there a better one ??????? .....

When I tried to open Gnome Extensions it said "something went wrong make sure you are logged into Gnome" .... so I just deleted gpaste .....

It is a Gnome Extension? What I found searching it was gnome-shell-extension-gpaste gpaste
But... You are using:

Cinnamon, not Gnome.

For Cinnamon D.E., you might try

sudo apt install clipit

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Thank you sir I'll give it a try ..... not even sure why I need a Clipboard as I've been all these years not using one ..... :nerd_face: :smile:

Installed no problem ..... now to play around with it ..... :+1:

Do not test it to destruction :frowning:

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If we won't be able to find clipit in the APT Ubuntu Repositories anymore it'll mean that Frog played too much with it.

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