Bug 1446846 - KDE screen snapshotter (spectacle) locks up GUI, does not terminate anymore
Summary: KDE screen snapshotter (spectacle) locks up GUI, does not terminate anymore
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: spectacle
Version: 24
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Rex Dieter
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-04-29 14:54 UTC by David Tonhofer
Modified: 2017-08-08 19:47 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-08-08 19:47:22 UTC
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Description David Tonhofer 2017-04-29 14:54:02 UTC
Description of problem:

Two screens on a "NVIDIA Corporation G94GL [Quadro FX 1800]" (nouveau does have some problems with that one)

Snapshot the screen around the "lower right", possibly with the mouse on the right most screen (not sure, the mouse cursor is barely visible when in screenshot mode), but coordinates are definitely "edge cases". The setting was "snapshot in 3 seconds":

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The screenshot application (Spectacle?) basically can no longer be exited. Esc, pressing return, double clicking no longer help. Help me KDE Kenobi, killing ksmserver is our only hope!!

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How reproducible:

At least twice. Will now try to reproduce again.

Comment 1 David Tonhofer 2017-04-29 14:57:38 UTC
Nope, won't reproduce.

Comment 2 David Tonhofer 2017-04-29 18:24:22 UTC
Well, it happened again but I'm not sure what triggers it. The nouveau driver has some problems with this graphics card and the screen becomes confusing in snapshot mode (in particular, the "selection rectangle" is invisible).

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