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How to Copy from Terminal, Ubuntu 20.04.4

If you, like me, have recently installed Ubuntu 20.04 Desktop and would like to copy text or output from within terminal you may come to wonder why the beloved Ctrl+C does not do its beloved trickā€¦.It may not copy what is highlighted.

Ctrl+C, within Terminal, terminates the active process.

Or prints this nifty ^C.

To copy output from terminal, press these buttons:

Ctrl + Shift + C