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Old 01-19-2008, 06:41 AM   #1
smitty654
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Question Is there any way to produce screenshots?


I was wondering if there is a way to produce screenshots in Linux? The particular distro will be Frugalware 0.7. I'm even looking for a way to screenshot the boot process, as well. In other words, I want to make screenshots at certain points in the install and while it is installed,as well. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
 
Old 01-19-2008, 07:18 AM   #2
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if you truly want to take screenshots during the actual install....you are better off to run the install in an emulator or other such tool.....I prefer vitualbox....then I can use my host snapshot app called ksnapshot which is a KDE app.

however they already exist here
http://www.thecodingstudio.com/opens...ugalware%200.7

http://frugalware.org/screenshots
 
Old 01-19-2008, 07:28 AM   #3
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So, I can pretty much stay in the distro of my choice and not install it on another partition / drive, etc.?

Also, the problem I may see with this is that when you use an emulator, can you give it all your memory? For instance,
right now I have 1 GB of memory, but isn't the rest of that going to be used by the distro of my choice?

Last edited by smitty654; 01-19-2008 at 07:37 AM. Reason: I didn't want two seperate posts
 
Old 01-19-2008, 09:02 AM   #4
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In Qemu you can specify how much memory to give. There are better emus around though and I would expect you can do the same with them. You wouldn't want to give all your memory though or your system will slow to a halt.
 
  


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