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X11 uses two buffers: PRIMARY and CLIPBOARD. To copy/paste to the CLIPBOARD buffer you can often use CTRL-C and CTRL-V. You can insert to the PRIMARY buffer by selecting a text and paste from it by pressing the middle mouse button. If you want to use the CLIPBOARD buffer, put this in your ~/.Xresources file and use Ctrl+Shift+C and Ctrl+Shift+V to ...
Increase your virtual hard disk space to 12 GB or more. I faced similar issue and the above resolved my issue.
Turns out, I didn't account for the fact that X11 has two buffers: primary and clipboard. My text from xterm was copied into primary buffer, while I needed it in clipboard buffer. I was able to fix the problem by installing parcellite package, launching it and configuring it to synchronize two buffers.
serial ports don't support the telnet TCP protocol, telnet is falling back to linemode,you need to disable telnet linemode so that it will use character mode. type ctrl-]mode characterenter and then log in.
This is more of a virtual box question than Linux. Please check the virtual box documentation as they have some comments on why there could be some discrepancies (tldr: the clock is shared between the two computers). As suggested above, use ntp. Sudo apt-get install ntp. It doesn't require any configuration, only network access.
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