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I have installed on my mac Ubuntu with VirtualBox. I would like to copy informations displayed on a terminal and then paste it on a 'edit-file' on my mac or wherever on my mac. It doesn't seems to work. I highlighted some lines with on the terminal, command-right clicked and then copied the content, but I can paste it wherever on ubuntu but not on a common file on my mac.

Can anyone help ?

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Do you have guest additions installed? –  Mitch Aug 23 '12 at 10:57
    
I am really new to Ubuntu, what do you mean by 'guest additions' –  Newben Aug 23 '12 at 11:05
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Take a look at Guest Additions –  Mitch Aug 23 '12 at 11:10
    
Thanks, I am going to take a look at it –  Newben Aug 23 '12 at 11:14
    
Finally, I read the doc and I installed the 'Guest additions' but nothing change as for my copy-paste... –  Newben Aug 23 '12 at 14:57
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You can always type any command followed by >file_name.txt, then you will have written all the terminal info into disk.

For example:

root@ubuntu:/# ls -a >anyfolder.txt
root@ubuntu:/# gedit anyfolder.txt
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