[SOLVED] Is it possible to take screenshots from LFS?
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I had to done LFS and something regarding BLFS for a project in my university. The point is that I need to write a report and include screenshots from the system. Is it possible to somehow take screenshots from LFS/BLFS system? Note that I have dual-booted my laptop, and I have Windows 7, Linux Ubuntu, and my LFS/BLFS system.
Well, I installed both scrot (for which I first needed to install imlib2 and giblib), and also Ksnapshot for my KDE. From my KDE environment I took the screenshots using Ksnapshot. Because in my LFS system if I type startx as root, it will open the KDE system, but when I type startx as a normal user it opens xterm, and there I can change to root user and take screenshots using scrot, but unfortunately if I change to normal user I cannot take screenshots. On the other hand, the worst thing is that, when my LFS system boots up and I log in either as a normal user or root and if I try to take screenshots inside LFS, I get the following error:
giblib error: Can't open X display. It *is* running, yeah?
If someone can help me overcome this, and help me take a few screenshots from my LFS system I would be glad. I'm done with screenshots regarding KDE and Xterm, but I also need screenshots form my base LFS systems to finish my report. Unfortunately, as I have said I have dual-booted (in this case triple-booted), so I haven't installed LFS from a virtual machine, and I don't have time to install it again from a virtual machine. Looking forward to your advices.
The command "import" from the terminal can take screen shots, there are some options that you will have to add to the command, for more details read the man. By the way dimensions(800x600, 1400x900, etc) wont work for virtual machines.
The very bacic of it is:
No it doesn't, I just tried. Btw thanks to all of you!
Did you do just the way i post the code? Or did you read the man before doing anything?
That is just the very basic of it, not the entire command, it does work in the tty, IF you do it right. Here you can see it!