[ubuntu-uk] Screenshot: can't clear old image files, where are they

Colin Law clanlaw at gmail.com
Sat Nov 15 12:42:26 UTC 2014

On 15 November 2014 12:13, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have upgraded to 14:10, and picked up a bug or two along the way. This one
> is a nuisance, because I use screenshots a lot on my blog. Every time I try
> to make a new screenshot, it just creates a new copy of an old one.
> Therefore, it is storing them somewhere in a queue, and when I try to make a
> new one, it puts that at the bottom of the queue and offers me a fresh
> edition of the snapshot that is stuck at the top. Or a selection from
> several that are stuck there, but never the new one. The official location
> for all screenshots is set by me as the desktop, and I have repeatedly
> deleted everything on there, including hidden files. These things must be
> stored somewhere else. So where are they all, so that I can clear them, and
> perhaps find some way of preventing them from accumulating like this again?

When you click on print screen (if that is how you are taking a
snapshot) what does it show for Save in Folder?


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