I hit the "Print Screen" button on my keyboard, and a dialog box popped up, containing a thumbnail of the successful screenshot, and two fields. "Name:" is a text entry field, and "Save in folder:" is a pull-down. At first, I selected /tmp/mbta-screenshot.png using the graphical interface for the latter. But this is a filename, not a folder, so (1) I shouldn't have been allowed to select this.
I changed the folder selection to /tmp using the graphical interface, and entered "mbta-screenshot.png" in the "Name:" field. Upon hitting save, I got the error:
Impossible to save the screenshot to file:/mbta-screenshot.png.
Error was Error opening file '/mbta-screenshot.png': Permission denied.
Please choose another location and retry.
(2) "Impossible to save" is not good grammar; "Could not save" would be better. "Error was" could probably use a colon to separate it from the actual error message.
(3) It should have attempted to save to /tmp/mbta-screenshot.png, not /mbta-screenshot.png.
If I attempt this procedure and supply "Screenshot.png" for "Name:" and "/tmp/test.png" for "Save in folder:", then /tmp/test.png is created as a directory, and the image gets saved to /tmp/Screenshot.png.
With gnome-utils-2.28.1-2.fc12.i686, problem (1) is solved; I can no longer select a file in the GUI when I should be selecting a directory. Problem (3) is solved; the interface now works OK as long as I don't put a / in the Name: field. But (4) it would be nice if I could specify an absolute path there, though, like I can in the Firefox "Save As" dialog. Instead, if I put /tmp/test.png in the Name: Field, I get an error which still has grammatical problems as mentioned under (2).
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