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Old 09-24-2003, 09:53 PM   #1
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Smile How to take a "screenshot"?


This is probably another very easy question for a lot of people, but I tried print scrn and it didn't work (like in windows). How in Linux do I take a screen-shot?

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Old 09-24-2003, 09:57 PM   #2
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from a console you can do import -window root filename.png . in fluxbox i use the keys file to bind this to something.
 
Old 09-24-2003, 10:04 PM   #3
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In Red Hat 9 I found a pre-installed application that takes screenshots for you.
-Place your mouse on a empty spot on the taskbar
-Right click your mouse and move your mouse pointer over the selection that says "Add Panel"
-Move your mouse over to the selection that says "Button"
-Select the choice that says "Screenshot" and either left click to take a screenshot or right click and it goes to your taskbar.

Now whenever you want a screenshot just click on the little camera icon in the taskbar and it will ask you to name it and where to save it.

Pretty cool. :P

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Old 09-24-2003, 10:04 PM   #4
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If you are running KDE try Ksnapshot or Gnome there is a little screenshot icon on the start menu.
 
Old 09-24-2003, 10:32 PM   #5
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In RedHat 9.0 the key combo alt PrintScrn will work too. It takes a screen shot of only the selected app, so for the whole screen you need to just hit PrintScrn
 
Old 09-24-2003, 11:20 PM   #6
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Originally posted by darin3200
If you are running KDE try Ksnapshot or Gnome there is a little screenshot icon on the start menu.

Thank you very much, that's it! Never thought to look there.

Scott
 
Old 09-25-2003, 12:37 AM   #7
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by the way, if you have GIMP, it comes with a neat screenshot tool...

(Toolbox Main Menu) > File > Acquire > Screenshot

http://www.gimp.org/
 
Old 03-20-2006, 01:55 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by mondaypickle
from a console you can do import -window root filename.png . in fluxbox i use the keys file to bind this to something.
i found this thread on google and i still cant find out how to take a screenshot, it seems as my os (gentoo) doesnt have the app called "import" i tried to emerge it but it cant find it. where do i get it? its hard to google that app, :P thanks in advance
 
Old 03-20-2006, 03:04 PM   #9
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Import is part of the ImageMagick package.
 
Old 03-20-2006, 03:18 PM   #10
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i do (use kde) ctrl + print. then right mouse click and paste?
 
Old 03-20-2006, 11:53 PM   #11
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If I recall correctly, doing something like "$import image.jpg" from the command line will allow you to specify a region to capture with your mouse, rather than just grabbing the whole screen...
 
Old 03-23-2006, 02:39 PM   #12
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Import is part of the ImageMagick package.
thank you =)
 
Old 03-25-2006, 10:52 AM   #13
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Take screen capture with mouse cursor

Moved to Programming. Please delete if you wish!

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