VirtualBox

Ticket #3564 (closed defect: fixed)

Opened 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

Ubuntu Intrepid Host - Windows XP Guest - clipboard

Reported by: grahamb Owned by:
Priority: major Component: clipboard
Version: VirtualBox 2.1.4 Keywords: clipboard Windows XP Guest
Cc: Guest type: Windows
Host type: Linux

Description

Clipboard in Windows XP Guest (Ubuntu Intrepid host) not fully working. If you try to cut/copy text by either CTRL keys or context menu - the first time nothing goes to clipboard - you have to repeat the operation - then works for a while - then 'times out' and you need to copy/cut again - can be very annoying as Im working Visual Studio in Virtual Box in Ubuntu - works very well but this seems to a really obvious bug that noone has noticed or fixed - Please Fix Urgently !!!

Attachments

WINXP-2009-03-17-18-43-32.log Download (35.6 KB) - added by grahamb 5 years ago.
VBox.log

Change History

Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

VBox.log

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

added the VBox.log as I just noticed the timeouts of clipboard in there

comment:2 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

I found a post saying to reinstall Guest Additions for XP - havent had the problem again, yet. will update if I do - although in logs version looks the same...

comment:3 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

Yes just got timeout now so still a problem ...

comment:4 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

Upgraded to 2.2.0 and now even worse instead of just timeouts and just clipboard stops working and needs repeated copys or cuts it now crahses and takes out the whole VM. Come on guys this defeates the object of a VM will have to switch to VMWare.

comment:5 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

Thanks for absolutely no replies also, very not impressed

comment:6 Changed 5 years ago by sandervl73

Try with version 2.2.2 (due out soon). There are a number of clipboard related fixes in that update. Support for the *free* version of VirtualBox is on a best effort basis only. Complaining won't help.

comment:7 Changed 5 years ago by grahamb

Sorry I appreciate that - thanks for the reply !

comment:8 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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