Xfce4-dev Digest, Vol 158, Issue 7

Roland Kuebert roland at upic.de
Thu Feb 9 21:57:41 CET 2017

Hi André,

On 09.02.2017 15:46, André Miranda wrote:
> xfce4-screenshooter works very well for me. I think you have the same
> problem as reported in Bug 9288
> <https://bugzilla.xfce.org/show_bug.cgi?id=9288>.
> I can't reproduce it here, please add more info to the bug, telling the
> steps to reproduce, which distro and hardware you're using and, due to
> its randomness, what's the approximate rate to produce it (e.g. 1 out 10
> tries).

+1 for your work on xfce4-screenshooter, I use it regularly. :)

I've seen these random issues as well but was not aware of the bug
report. I will contribute some information to it so maybe you or someone
else can track it down.



> Cheers,
> André Miranda
> On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 11:21 AM, Alen Chakarov <cakedoer at gmail.com
> <mailto:cakedoer at gmail.com>> wrote:
>     Hi, and sorry in advance if this is not somewhere I can give input,
>     but as a user and user only, I think it might be a good idea to
>     leave xfce4-screenshooter behind. Right now, it's buggy, and I feel
>     like unless you wanted to make it usable while porting it to GTK 3,
>     it wouldn't be the best use of your time. Although I'm not sure how
>     many people use it, perhaps gigolo would be a better place to start?
>     I've attached a couple of examples of how xfce4-screenshooter's
>     region capture doesn't really work very well (they're supposed to be
>     just white rectangles, but the selection outlines tend to get
>     randomly captured or leave artefacts).
>     Alen Chakarov
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