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vmware userland helper http://jcs.org/
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vmwh Copyright (c) 2010-2011 joshua stein <firstname.lastname@example.org> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software for any purpose with or without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice and this permission notice appear in all copies. THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS" AND THE AUTHOR DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES WITH REGARD TO THIS SOFTWARE INCLUDING ALL IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OR ANY DAMAGES WHATSOEVER RESULTING FROM LOSS OF USE, DATA OR PROFITS, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE OR OTHER TORTIOUS ACTION, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THIS SOFTWARE. -- vmwh is a vmware helper for x11, developed on openbsd to run in userland alongside the vmt(4) vmware kernel driver and, optionally, the vmmouse xorg driver (unless the -m option is used, in which case vmwh handles mouse position synchronization itself). it currently requires xclip to do the x11 clipboard manipulation. it detects when the mouse cursor switches back to the host ("ungrabs") and sends the guest's x11 clipboard data (read from xclip) to the host through the vmware backdoor, which gets put onto the host's clipboard. it then detects when the mouse cursor switches back to the guest ("grabs") and replaces the x11 clipboard contents (via xclip) with the host's, which is read through the vmware backdoor. 1. vmwh does not interface with the kernel or the vmmouse driver in any way, so it may work on other operating systems. it is developed on amd64 and has been tested on i386. 2. https://sites.google.com/site/chitchatvmback/backdoor