vSphere Clipboard Copy and Paste

To enable Copy and Paste option for a specific virtual machine:

Note: VMware Tools must be installed for the Copy and Paste option to work.

  1. Log in to a vCenter Server system using the vSphere Client and power off the virtual machine.
  2. Select the virtual machine and click the Summary tab.
  3. Click Edit Settings.
  4. Navigate to Options > Advanced > General and click Configuration Parameters.
  5. Click Add Row.
  6. Type these values in the Name and Value columns:

    isolation.tools.copy.disable FALSE
    isolation.tools.paste.disable FALSE


Add and set screen mode using xrandr

This works in ubuntu if you want to set any other screen mode get the according screen line with cvt XRES YRES FREQUENCY
Also the device name may have to be modified but VGA1 is typical for an second monitor which is plugged in via VGA.

xrandr --newmode "1280x1024_60" 109.25 1280 1368 1496 1712 1024 1027 1034 1063 -hsync +vsync
xrandr --addmode VGA1 1280x1024_60
xrandr --output VGA1 --mode 1280x1024_60