VirtualBox - How to enable the clipboard sharing between the guest and host OS

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VirtualBox - How to enable the clipboard sharing between the guest and host OS


VirtualBox allows you to have a shared clipboard which can be accessed by both the host and guest OS.
  • Open VirtualBox
  • Select the guest OS (without starting it) for which you want to enable clipboard sharing.
  • Click on the Settings button.
  • Go to General > Advanced.
  • Click on the Shared Clipboard menu and make your selection:
    • Disabled (default value)
    • Host To Guest
    • Guest To Host
    • Bidirectional

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Published by deri58. Latest update on March 13, 2015 at 05:45 AM by deri58.
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