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Old 04-05-2005, 07:55 AM   #1
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could anybody tell me whats the thing is about the screenshot.
Why do i need ? mention the use if any
and and and
do not laugh at the question .........

distro: fedora 3
thank you.
Old 04-05-2005, 08:17 AM   #2
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what do you mean? The actual *take a screenshot* thingy?

its usefull to display nice setups, prove that you can hack wine well enough to run steam on linux, problems (not with the X server), make images (for essays, presentations, etc) using web based apps.

You can also use it to monitor your monitor

make and chron a shell script to mail you a screenshot of your pc every 10 mins to see if your employes are browsing (a nice site btw :P)
Old 04-05-2005, 08:30 AM   #3
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its also useful in showing what you have done to the looks of linux , and teasing your windows friends (or showing them how nice linux looks like)

Last edited by heema; 04-05-2005 at 01:18 PM.
Old 04-05-2005, 01:06 PM   #4
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while making a project report u can put some screen shots of how ur project works

this will gibe a good feel of your project

Old 04-05-2005, 03:25 PM   #5
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You can use a screenshot to show someone who you introduced to Linux how to do something you know how to do.

Or you can help people at forums do stuff that you know how to do.

Screenshots (aka screenies) are very helpful in our daily life.



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