Bug 838963 - No screenshot taken & no GUI appears when taking screenshot
No screenshot taken & no GUI appears when taking screenshot
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-screenshot (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-07-10 10:05 EDT by Tom Mannerhagen
Modified: 2013-08-01 00:10 EDT (History)
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Description Tom Mannerhagen 2012-07-10 10:05:07 EDT
Description of problem:
When pressing f.ex. alt + prtscreen to take a screenshot, the special camera sound is heard and the screen flickers once, but nothing else happens.
Screenshot does not appear to let me manage the taken shot.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Choose a window to capture
2. Press Alt + PrtSc (on my unit that is Alt + Fn + PrtSc)
3. See the flicker, hear the sound and wait forever.
Actual results:
Nothing except the flicker and sound.
No image is dumped to the clipboard. No GUI appears. No ABRT-report comes up.

Expected results:
The Gnome-Screenshot GUI to come up and let me manage my screenshot.

Additional info:
Starting the screenshot tool manually works without any problem.
Comment 1 Volans 2012-07-26 11:30:32 EDT
I'm having the same problem. However, check in the "Images" folder, after taking the screenshot. What is happening is that gnome-screenshot saves the screenshot there, without asking what to do with the picture.
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