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How to copy & paste from Ubuntu to Windows?

How can i copy the information from my main Ubuntu system and paste that information in the VirtualBox System ? I have tried with general command like CTRL + C & CTRL + V , But they are not working .is there any way i can achieve that ?

Thank you .

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marked as duplicate by Jorge Castro, Mitch, Tom Brossman, Ringtail, Javier Rivera Sep 13 '12 at 7:17

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  1. Open the Vbox Window enter image description here
  2. Select your VM
  3. Then click on Settings
  4. Then under "General" go to the Advanced tab. enter image description here
  5. Then on Share clipboard select "Host to Guest" [2nd option, under Disabled] enter image description here
  6. Click Accept.

(Don't mind the Spanish, it's the same for all languages)

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Thanks for the answer but its not working for me :( . I am running Ubuntu 12.04 as Main and minimal Ubuntu in VirtualBox and its belongs to oracle . –  AgentCool Sep 12 '12 at 17:31
    
Try with bidirectional instead. –  Uri Herrera Sep 12 '12 at 17:34
    
actually that was the option already there , i change it to as you suggested . But tried again to that and No progress .:( . –  AgentCool Sep 12 '12 at 18:01
    
Note that you can only copy & paste selected text. Binary data or files can not be copied via the clipboard. –  Takkat Sep 12 '12 at 18:03
    
@Takkat Yes i know and i doing text only . Thank you :) –  AgentCool Sep 12 '12 at 18:11

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