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

Dominik Csapak d.csapak at proxmox.com
Fri Oct 21 14:47:11 CEST 2022

comment inline

On 10/20/22 13:14, Markus Frank wrote:
> 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.

just to note: the novnc menu does not have to be on the left side, it's actually
possible to drag it over to the right side ;) i'd just omit that part and
say 'the clipboard button of the novnc console'

> +
>   [[qm_usb_passthrough]]
>   USB Passthrough
>   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

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