{SOLVED] Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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{SOLVED] Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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I've updated, reset everything, uninstalled and reinstalled, and tried a few other things. Can anyone give me some advice?
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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Where are you trying to save images from? A lot of sites with copyright material block the right click / save image as option.

Can you right click and save image as this one?

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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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smurphos wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 3:26 am
Can you right click and save image as this one?
Nope. I've already tested that theory.
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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Help out with a bit more diagnostic info please? So what happens when you right click?

Context menu available? yes/no
If yes save as image available as a menu item? yes/no
If no what is listed in the context menu?
If yes what happens when you save as image?
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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smurphos wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 5:34 am
Help out with a bit more diagnostic info please? So what happens when you right click?

Context menu available? yes/no
If yes save as image available as a menu item? yes/no
If no what is listed in the context menu?
If yes what happens when you save as image?
The menu pops up as normal. When I select "save image as..." nothing happens. It just simply does nothing.

Every other right click function works perfectly well.
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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Ok a few things to try first. Run chromium-browser from the terminal. Try right click on an image and save as. Report back with any error messages reported in the the terminal window.

Also create a temporary fresh user account, log in to that account and see if the issue occurs whilst logged into that account and feedback the result.
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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smurphos wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 6:40 am
Ok a few things to try first. Run chromium-browser from the terminal. Try right click on an image and save as. Report back with any error messages reported in the the terminal window.

Also create a temporary fresh user account, log in to that account and see if the issue occurs whilst logged into that account and feedback the result.
Aha! We're onto something!

I see no error messages in Terminal but I clicked "Open Guest Window" and was able to download any image I wanted. I did as you advised and created a new account and I was able to download photos using that account as well.

So it's a setting. The question is: which one?
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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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There's an option in settings to simply reset all settings to default, in case of doubt use that.

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Re: Right Click "Save Image As..." suddenly stopped working in Chromium

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gm10 wrote:
Sun Dec 02, 2018 7:08 am
There's an option in settings to simply reset all settings to default, in case of doubt use that.
I did. It worked. Thanks.
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