cecar wrote:Do you have an ATI card with the proprietary drivers installed? If so there is a bug with screenshots with Cinnamon and ATI proprietary drivers.
jesse@jc-mint ~ $ sudo lshw -c video
[sudo] password for jesse:
description: VGA compatible controller
product: Wrestler [Radeon HD 6320]
vendor: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI
physical id: 1
bus info: pci@0000:00:01.0
width: 32 bits
capabilities: pm pciexpress msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
configuration: driver=fglrx_pci latency=0
resources: irq:42 memory:c0000000-cfffffff ioport:f000(size=256) memory:feb00000-feb3ffff
Flemur wrote:there is a bug with screenshots with Cinnamon and ATI..."
The OP might want to try different screen-capture software, especially if the problem is only with Cinnamon.