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[Bug 1102484] Re: Selecting 0✕0 screenshot area produces "All possible methods failed" error message


I am experiencing this same bug but have isolated to a specific set of criteria that is 100% reproducible.
This may not be the case for others, and it may occur in other screen configuration scenarios/combinations. I just hope my input may help pinpoint the root cause:

TheTLDR: It doesn't work with VirtualBox in "Fullscreen" on second

Details of my or my scenario:

1.) I'm running VirtualBox on a second display
2.) It only occurs when the VM is in "Fullscreen"
3.) It works fine if VM is minimized, windowed or in "Seamless" mode
4.) Right now, I have it working in "Seamless" mode, which nice (but "Seamless" can sometimes be a little flaky with the window not wanting to be visible - but that's Oracle's problem)

Note: It is very cool now that I realized that I can also copy/paste
clipboard images back and forth with my VM... Maybe it's been around for
a little while, but it's new to me :)

** Attachment added: "Just a Visual of VirtualBox Display Modes"

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  Selecting 0✕0 screenshot area produces "All possible methods failed"
  error message

Status in Gnome Screenshot:
  Fix Released
Status in gnome-screenshot package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released

Bug description:
  gnome-screenshot 3.6.0-0ubuntu1, Ubuntu 12.10

  1. Launch Screenshot.
  2. Choose "Select area to grab", then "Take Screenshot".
  3. Click on the screen, without dragging at all.

  What happens: An error messaging appears, "Unable to capture a
  screenshot" "All possible methods failed".

  What should happen: The Screenshot window reappears for you to try
  again or choose different options.

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