Isn't this related to Wayland security feature?
Clipboard content is forgotten if you close the app (in this case the
screenshot tool) before pasting.
On Sun, Mar 11, 2018 at 9:39 AM, Launchpad Bug Tracker <
> Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.
> ** Changed in: gimp (Ubuntu)
> Status: New => Confirmed
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> 17.10 Alpha 2: screenshot "copy to clipboard" not always storing in
> Status in ubuntu-mate:
> Status in gimp package in Ubuntu:
> Bug description:
> Only happens sometimes.
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Take screenshot
> 2. Select "copy to clipboard"
> 3. Close screenshot window
> 4. Open GIMP
> 5. Paste (Ctrl + v) into GIMP window
> Sometimes getting the attached error message from GIMP that there is
> no image in the clipboard. I think it is related to keeping the
> screenshot window open or not. If I keep it open, I never get this
> error. Only sometimes if I close the window.
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