Linux Virtual Delivery Agent 2112

File copy and paste

Users can copy and paste files between a session and a local client. This feature requires Citrix Virtual Apps and Desktops 2006 or later and Citrix Workspace app 1903 or later for Windows. Copy and paste functions by using the right-click menu or keyboard shortcuts.

To successfully copy and paste files, ensure that:

  • The maximum number of files does not exceed 20.
  • The maximum file size does not exceed 200 MB.

Supported platforms

The file copy and paste feature is available for:

  • RHEL 7.8
  • SLES 12.5
  • Ubuntu 16.04
  • Ubuntu 18.04
  • Debian 10

Relevant policies

The following clipboard policies are relevant to configuring the feature. For more information about the clipboard policies, see Policy support list.

  • Client clipboard redirection
  • Clipboard selection update mode
  • Primary selection update mode


To disable the file copy and paste feature, set the Client clipboard redirection policy to Prohibited in Citrix Studio.


  • Cut is not supported. Requests to cut a file are treated as copy.
  • Drag and drop is not supported.
  • Copying directories is not supported.
File copy and paste