Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 975199
mate-screenshot ignores directory where to save files
Last modified: 2013-07-20 05:51:01 EDT
Description of problem:
When you save a screenshot taken with mate-screenshot it ignores the directory where to save files and always puts the image on the desktop.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. run mate-screenshot
2. take screenshot
3. when it presents the "Save Screenshot" dialog change the "Save in Folder" to something other than desktop, and click save.
The picture appears on the desktop.
The picture should appear in the directory selected.
gnome-screenshot works correctly.
Try "su -c 'yum install mate-take-screenshot --enablerepo=updates-testing'"
Can you install mate-utils-1.6.0-4.fc18 or mate-screenshot-1.6.0-4.fc18.x86_64 from updates-testing-repo?
With this version i can save a image in any other folder.
Can you confirm?
I tried the 32bit versions of mate-utils and mate-screenshot from the updates-testing repo and I observed the same wrong behavior in both. I would select Pictures as my destination folder from the pull down list and the pictures would show up on my desktop.
i can confirm if i select a folder or a drive it save the screenshot in desktop folder.
But further i tested to select others in dropdown list, and here it works.
Can you confirm again?
Here's some additional information. If I select "Other" in the "Save in folder" pulldown and explicitly select "Pictures" as the destination folder then it correctly saves the file in the Pictures directory. If I select Pictures from the pulldown and the previous save directory was, for example, Downloads then the file will be saved in Downloads not in Pictures. In other words to select a folder where to save the file you have to select "Other" first and then select the directory where you want to save the file.
Thanks for traking down more the issue.
mate-utils-1.6.0-5.fc18 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 18.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 18 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing mate-utils-1.6.0-5.fc18'
as soon as you are able to.
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I did read your comment. I quess you didn't update mate-screenshot also to 1.6.0-5.
We did split mate-utils in a main package which includes
and create single packages of them.
The reason for that is to give the user the opportunity to choose install the main package or only install a needed single package.
But installing both the main package and every single package is possible without any yum conflict if you use the same version no. from updates-testing.
mate-utils-1.6.0-5.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.