Issues with Ctrl+c - Ctrl+v copy/pasting?

I have been having issues for freaking ages. Yesterday I came close to throwing my keyboard across the room. I did some decent investigating and found out that the URXVT perls copy/paste commands are the culprit.

I commented the following out of my .Xresourses

!URxvt.keysym.M-c: perl:clipboard:copy
!URxvt.keysym.M-v: perl:clipboard:paste

and my copy/pasting woes are now a thing of the past

That’s meta-c (alt), did you have urxvt-perls installed?

Nope, no perls installed. But disabling that in my .Xresources has solved all my copy/pasting issues.

Makes sense, it relies on that package. Been so long since I’ve used urxvt I can’t remember the purpose.

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