[PVE-User] copy paste

Martin Maurer martin at proxmox.com
Tue Oct 31 13:41:03 CET 2017


Hi,

works for me.

pls describe exactly your setup.

- guest VM (Debian Stretch?)
- your desktop system, I mean how to you run the remote viewer?


On 31.10.2017 11:47, mj wrote:
> No replies means stupid question, or..?
> 
> MJ
> 
> On 10/26/2017 09:46 PM, mj wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Reading this page:
>> https://www.linux-kvm.org/page/SPICE
>> I gather that using spice, we should be able to copy and paste to (and 
>> from) a guest.
>>
>> So, we installed on a stretch guest the spice-vdagent, and selected 
>> spice (qxl) as a display driver, plus we checked the Qemu Agent checkbox.
>>
>> Then, viewing with the Virtual Machine Viewer from virt-manager.org 
>> works nicely, but still no copy and paste. In fact: the mouse becomes 
>> invisible in a guest stretch console window. (plus there is no edit 
>> menu, with copy and paste options)
>>
>> Is there anything else we need to do? We would *so* much like to copy 
>> and paste to and frfom the guest.... :-)
>>
>> Thanks!
>> MJ
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Martin Maurer



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