VmWare Console and Copy/Pasting

itnifl used Ask the Experts™
I use vmware server 2.0. It is not possible to copy or paste between a host and the guest running vmware tools, when the guest is accessed via a local Linux terminal through vmware remote console. Is there any way to get around this?
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Yeah, but X is turned off. Can't launch the toolbox then.
I will post my own workaround, since there appears to be no solution.
If I can, I will SSH into the guest and use copy / paste via the SSH terminal window.
From Windows I preferably use Putty.

This does not let me copy/paste via the vmware console, but it does work as a workaround to the problem.

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