[ubuntu-uk] Bug report filed re screenshot problem

Rowan Berkeley rowan.berkeley at gmail.com
Sun Nov 16 16:11:50 UTC 2014

On 16/11/14 15:43, Colin Law wrote:
> On 16 November 2014 14:35, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 16/11/14 14:32, Rowan Berkeley wrote:
>>> On 16/11/14 14:27, Colin Law wrote:
>>>> On 16 November 2014 14:21, Rowan Berkeley <rowan.berkeley at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gnome-screenshot/+bug/1393188
>>>> Is fglrx installed?  To find out:
>>>> apt-cache policy fglrx
>>>> Colin
>>> Yes, it is. But if you are thinking of the bug we looked at yesterday,
>>> https://bugs.launchpad.net/gnome-screenshot/+bug/1103847
>>> This isn't it, because that one generates an error message and fails to
>>> perform screenshot, and mine doesn't do that, it performs screenshot,
>>> but with an old image.
>> Sorry, correction: that one does perform screenshot, but with an old image,
>> just like mine. But that one generates an error message, and mine doesn't.
>> That's the only difference.
> I still think it would be worth uninstalling fglrx to see if it fixes
> it, it is a remarkable coincidence to get such an odd symptom.  When I
> uninstalled it  (for a different problem) it automatically fell back
> to the free driver and I don't notice any difference in performance
> (though I am not running graphics intensive games or similar).  You
> can always re-install it again.
> Colin
I have found a couple of pages of instructions on how to do that:



Any comments on those, please, to help me decide whether to pitch into 
one or another of them?

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