Comment 40 for bug 1003185

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Gregory (gmarthews-1) wrote : Re: [Bug 1003185] Re: Error while adding the file monitor. Unsupported operation

I think this only happens when within a network situation, the permissions
seem unable to deal with that scenario - just a guess based on two machines
one at work within a network and one standalone at home.

On 31 December 2017 at 02:41, Photon <email address hidden> wrote:

> ** Changed in: shutter
> Status: Incomplete => New
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> Title:
> Error while adding the file monitor. Unsupported operation
> Status in Shutter:
> New
> Bug description:
> Hi there,
> I guess I'm missing some critical component needed by Shutter. I'm
> running Ubuntu 12.04 Precise 64-bit. The backstory is that this was a
> Kubuntu 12.04 box. I installed unity and removed everything KDE.
> When I start Shutter from the command line I get no error messages.
> Only after I snap the first screenshot do I get the above error
> message. Also, after I snap the first screenshot, I'm unable to close
> the tab of the first image. The terminal windows then outputs this
> error:
> *** unhandled exception in callback:
> *** Can't call method "cancel" on an undefined value at
> /usr/bin/shutter line 5728.
> *** ignoring at /usr/bin/shutter line 2902.
> I'm no perl expert, but it looks like to close the currrent tab we
> need to get the current file name or file handle?. Perhaps the file
> name is not available due to the error about not being able to add the
> file monitor.
> Short of re-installing the whole OS, any ideas on what I should check
> for? Perhaps a missing package?
> Thanks,
> Iestyn Guest.
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