I think using the Ubuntu Terminal in a smart way is crucial for day-to-day productivity.
I came across this nice link where several tricks are listed down and explained nicely.
Note: The consistent Copy-Paste mechanism I have found working across Unity terminal, Xfce terminal, unity gvim, xfce gvim etc is using:
- Control + Insert : to copy
- this is also same as ‘copy on select’ i.e. just select the text and it will be copied automatically.
- Shift + Insert : to paste
Check it out!