How to copy and paste between host and VM

This is a quick tip to help you share the clipboard between your virtual machine and your current host machine so that you will be able to copy words from your current computer and paste with the virtual machine environment .Go to your virtual machine and click on settings. This will display the window below. Click on the Advanced tab as shown below :

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Next to the Shared Clipboard, choose the option Bidirectional to that you will be able to share clipboards between both sides.

Click on OK and you are good to go.


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amin nahdy

Amin Nahdy, an aspiring software engineer and a computer geek by nature as well as an avid Ubuntu and open source user. He is interested in information technology especially Linux based ecosystem as well as Windows and MacOS. He loves to share and disseminate knowledge to others in a transparent and responsible way.

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