Created attachment 468103 [details]
a sample screenshot of a Gnote page
Description of problem:
When taking a screenshot with gnome-screenshot using the "Select area to grab" option, the resulting screenshot contains the overlaid shaded rectangle. This appears to be a change from the version in Fedora 13.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gnome-utils.x86_64 1:2.32.0-2.fc14 @anaconda-InstallationRepo-201010211827.x86_64
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run gnome-screenshot
2. Take screenshot with "Select area to grab"
3. Resulting image with have additional shaded selection rectangle overload (the whole image will be tinted darker)
Screenshots which are always tinted dark.
No tinting effect on screenshots.
I am running compiz however I was running that in Fedora 13 as well and did not have this behavior. I don't think I've done anything to my graphic settings, I did a vanilla upgrade via preupgrade.
I'm on an MSI CR620 laptop FWIW.
I have same issue with clean install of F14_x64 on Lenovo T400.
Also have compiz enabled.
Also seen on 32 bit systems (w/ PAE):
Issue with both desktop effects Compiz and GNOME Shell
It will not happens with Standard Effects, and only seen when "Select area to grab" as previously mentioned.
I don't think this matters but I'm using Nvidia drivers with a Quadro 5000
Issue not related to graphics drivers. Happens on both, a laptop with integrated Intel graphics (Core i3) and a desktop PC with ATI integrated graphics and proprietary drivers. And on top of that, Brian Dudek reported (above my comment) the same happening with Nvidia drivers.
Both are 64bit.
Both have the following software installed:
My guess is compiz and gnome-utils in combination are to blame. I've seen a bug for Ubuntu 11.04 for the same thing. See: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-utils/+bug/780611
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