gnome-screenshot photographs itself

Bug #683093 reported by mlg7 on 2010-11-30
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-utils (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnome-utils

The binary 'gnome-screenshot' is part of the gnome-utils package
$ lsb_release -rd
Description: Ubuntu 10.04.1 LTS
Release: 10.04

$ apt-cache policy gnome-utils
  Installed: 2.30.0-0ubuntu1
  Candidate: 2.30.0-0ubuntu1
  Version table:
 *** 2.30.0-0ubuntu1 0
        500 lucid/main Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status

invoke [menu] -- Applications -- Accessories -- Take Screenshot.
Leave the "Delay" parameter to be 0 sec.
Press the "Take Screenshot" button.
(Maybe, you'll need to run a few Java applications + Sun Virtual Box
to have the processor(s) busy enough. I did.)

A screenshot of the desktop beneath the gnome-screenshot window.

There's a transparent shadow of the gnome-screenshot window.

Note that the "ghost on the photo" is not complete -- it's the upper half.

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 10.04
Package: gnome-utils 2.30.0-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 2.6.32-26.47-generic-pae
Uname: Linux 2.6.32-26-generic-pae i686
Architecture: i386
Date: Tue Nov 30 15:20:44 2010
ExecutablePath: /usr/bin/gnome-screenshot
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS "Lucid Lynx" - Release i386 (20100429)
 PATH=(custom, user)
SourcePackage: gnome-utils

mlg7 (mlg7) wrote :
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

Thanks for the bug report. This particular bug has already been reported, but feel free to report any other bugs you find.

Changed in gnome-utils (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
status: New → Invalid
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :
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