Ubuntu – PrintScreen doesn’t work when I’m in a context menu


I usually take screenshots printscreen which calls into gnome-screenshots. Today I noticed that it doesn't work when the context menu is open. The simplest case is when I right click on desktop and press printscreen nothing happens. Is this some sort of bug? Any knows how to fix this?

Best Answer

That's a known problem i guess , it happens in KDE as well.

But if you want screenshots when menu is running , you can switch to command line tools , or set a timeout.

Command line , e.g delay for 5 seconds : scrot -cd 5

For ksnapshot , you can delay for seconds , and then take a shot.

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