how to take snapshot in linux from terminal
I want to take a screen shot on a linux terminal by a shell script and also want this script to be run by a php script is there any way to do this
When you say screen shot, do you mean text-mode screen dump (i.e. a text file containing what is visible on the tty), or a graphical screenshot?
Is the PHP interpreter running in the terminal, or as a separate process (e.g. run by a web server?)
Assuming the answer to those question are "graphical" and "separate process", here's how to do it:
The traditional X-Windows way to save a screenshot of a window is with the xwd program. Usually this program has the user select the window to dump using the mouse, but you can also specify it using the X window ID.
The overview of the process is therefore like this:
The trick will be getting the window-id...
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