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Old 07-10-2002, 01:36 PM   #1
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How do I take a screenshot?


With Windows its a button how do i do it in Linux? The only thing I have found was if there were two machines and then u telnet in to the other. I do not have 2 machines and that sounds a lot harder then I thought it would be.

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Old 07-10-2002, 01:39 PM   #2
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millions of ways. do it with the gimp, or any other applciation. personally i use xwd. no frills and dead easy to use form command line.
 
Old 07-10-2002, 08:48 PM   #3
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were did u download that at? I cannot find it google doesn't have a link.

Thanx
 
Old 07-10-2002, 09:24 PM   #4
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I generally use scrot http://www.linuxbrit.co.uk/scrot/
 
Old 07-11-2002, 03:14 AM   #5
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strange, i type "xwd" in google and get loads of links.
 
Old 07-11-2002, 12:25 PM   #6
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were did u download that at? I cannot find it google doesn't have a link.
You might not have to, check first cause it usually comes with X.
 
Old 07-11-2002, 03:34 PM   #7
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A lot of people use ImageMagick. To take a screenshot with it, you just do import -window root image.jpg. You can put "sleep x;" in front of it to give you time to get ready (e.g. hide terminal if you like).

e.g.
$ sleep 10; import -window root image.jpg
 
Old 07-11-2002, 03:45 PM   #8
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When I go browser and enter gg:xmd i get lots of links to but they are to manpages and some that say how to use it but no download sites. I want to try the xmd so i am gonan check that site out.

I have used the sleep 10; import -window root blah.jpg

that works great for what i wanted. thanx all
 
Old 07-11-2002, 06:15 PM   #9
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Gimp> File> Acquire> Screen Shot> Whole Screen> 5 seconds> switch to your desired screen.
 
Old 07-11-2002, 08:19 PM   #10
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LOL. it is installed.

thanx again all.
 
  


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