VirtualBox

Ticket #1569 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 6 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Shared clipboard trouble. Mac host, Linux guest

Reported by: thaytan Owned by:
Priority: major Component: clipboard
Version: VirtualBox 1.6.0 Keywords:
Cc: Guest type: Linux
Host type: Mac OS X

Description

I'm using VBox 1.6.0 on an OS/X host, with Ubuntu Hardy as a guest, and guest additions installed.

Shared clipboard works fine, except that the host clipboard contents are always clobbered by the values from the guest -> Copy/paste between host applications always pastes the most recent contents from the guest. Stopping or pausing the VM inhibits the clobbering, and subsequent host to host copy/paste works fine. If I then unpause the VM, host copy/paste continues to work, until something is copied to the clipboard within the VM at which point it resumes the dictatorial control of the clipboard contents.

Change History

comment:1 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Host type changed from other to Mac OS X

comment:2 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Guest type changed from other to Linux

comment:3 Changed 6 years ago by frank

  • Component changed from other to clipboard

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by frank

  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Resolution set to fixed

Please reopen if this problem persists with VirtualBox 2.2.2.

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