WILT: Fixing Virtual box shared clipboard issue

I have a Windows 10 laptop (host) which uses Virtualbox as the hypervisor. In the Virtualbox, I have a Ubuntu 16.10 VM. Once in a while its required to copy text between the VM and the host and Virtualbox has a feature to enable bi-directional shared clipboard:


This feature does not work sometimes. After going through some discussion forums I came across the below suggestion which solved this problem.

Run the following commands on the VM:
sudo VBoxClient-all stop
sudo VBoxClient-all start
 
 

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