virtualbox: clipboard sharing
nox at jelal.kn-bremen.de
Tue Jun 9 20:33:37 UTC 2009
On Tue, Jun 09, 2009 at 10:02:30PM +0200, Bernhard Froehlich wrote:
> On Tue, 9 Jun 2009 21:56:03 +0200 (CEST)
> Bernhard Fröhlich <decke at bluelife.at> wrote:
> > On Tue, June 9, 2009 7:52 pm, Andriy Gapon wrote:
> > > on 03/06/2009 12:22 Vladimir Grebenschikov said the following:
> > >> Hi
> > >>
> > >> Can you share port patch ?
> > >> I've just tried to add freebsd here and get library installed but I
> > >> still have no sharing.
> > >
> > > Unfortunately I don't have any patches handy right now - I simply hacked
> > > the files
> > > in the working directory of the port.
> > > You can select "Show Log" in the context menu of the particular machine
> > > and see if
> > > there is anything interesting about VBoxSharedClipboard.
> > > And, BTW, I think that for shared clipboard to work you have to install
> > > Guest
> > > Additions in the guest OS (if supported).
> > Thanks, i've created a patch based on your description and added it to the
> > vbox port. Compiles fine but i can't test the functionality at the moment
> > because newer vbox builds are somehow broken.
> If someone wants to test it on one of the CFT ports please do so. Don't know
> if it applies though.
Just did a quick test with a win7 guest: seems I can paste out of the
guest, but not into... i.e. ^v in the guest just pastes back what I had
selected to paste out of the guest.
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