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Copy/Paste not working between MAC and the virtual machine

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I have MacBook Pro, I installed vmware fusion in it and installed windows and linux machines in vmware fusion.

However I cannot copy and paste between Mac and virtual machines or vice-versa.

Any help will be ver much appreciated.

Thank you
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Can you confirm the vmware tools are installed in your vmhosts ?
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Vmware Tools get installed successfully on Windows computers, but on ubuntu linux, they get stuck on Cancel Vmware Tools installation
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Is cut and paste working on Window machines now?

Are you installing the tools as a super user ? If the install does not succeed then you will not have the cut and paste feature.
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Thank you for your help…
Regarding Linux…I will try to check it later
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