[pve-devel] [PATCH docs 5/5] added noVNC clipboard documentation

Markus Frank m.frank at proxmox.com
Thu Oct 20 13:14:43 CEST 2022

Signed-off-by: Markus Frank <m.frank at proxmox.com>
 qm.adoc | 8 ++++++++
 1 file changed, 8 insertions(+)

diff --git a/qm.adoc b/qm.adoc
index 4d0c7c4..38bc788 100644
--- a/qm.adoc
+++ b/qm.adoc
@@ -693,6 +693,14 @@ Selecting `serialX` as display 'type' disables the VGA output, and redirects
 the Web Console to the selected serial port. A configured display 'memory'
 setting will be ignored in that case.
+You can enable the noVNC clipboard by setting 'clipboard' to 1.
+To use this, you need to install and enable spice-vdagent on the VM Guest.
+Doing this will give you the ability to use the clipboard button on the left
+side of the noVNC console. However, when using SPICE, the default SPICE clipboard
+implementation will be replaced by the qemu-vdagent implementation, which means
+you cannot simply copy and paste in a SPICE session and instead need to use the
+noVNC Button.
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