Copy / Paste

Copying from a terminal

To copy text from a terminal highlight the text to be copied and right-click on it and then click copy from the dropdown menu.


Copying from a terminal

Pasting to a terminal

To paste something into a terminal you will be using one of the key combinations below, dependent on your operating system.

Windows or Linux:


Mac OS:



In some cases we've noted that browser extensions and in particular Adblock can intercept these key combinations. We don't run advertising at Dataplicity and we never will, so disabling Adblock on our site won't give you a headache.

As a last resort, you could try a different web browser: Chrome, Firefox, Safari or Internet Explorer/Edge are known to work.

If you are still having problems, let us know and we'll provide further assistance.