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Old 09-22-2008, 08:19 PM   #1
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I Took A Screenshot... But, I Can't Save/ Find It


I took a screenshot of my desktop by pressing the print screen on my keyboard, but I don't know where it's saved in my computer. And, a Save window never popped up. Where is the picture at on my computer? Is a Save dialog supposed to pop up when I take a screenshot?

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Old 09-22-2008, 09:36 PM   #2
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well to help i would need to know WHAT desktop and distro you are using
For Example for Gnome on fedora it is /home/ user name/photos
or where ever you saved it to from the save window
 
Old 09-24-2008, 07:45 PM   #3
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Interesting, I never new "Prnt Scrn" was mapped to anything in KDE. But I just tried it, and ksnapshot popped up.
 
Old 09-24-2008, 08:33 PM   #4
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well to help i would need to know WHAT desktop and distro you are using
For Example for Gnome on fedora it is /home/ user name/photos
or where ever you saved it to from the save window
Hey, John. When I take a snmapshot, I don't see it in my home/username/photos directory. By the way, I got ubuntu 8.04 and amusing Gnome. What do I do now?

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Old 09-24-2008, 09:33 PM   #5
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Gnome is amusing? Just kidding. Check your keybindings. Prtsc should launch "gnome-screenshot". Make sure you have the gnome-utils package installed.

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Old 09-24-2008, 10:33 PM   #6
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or if for some reason the "print screen" button is not working .Gimp can do a screen shot
start gimp
then under File / Acquire click on " Screenshot "
 
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or if for some reason the "print screen" button is not working .Gimp can do a screen shot
start gimp
then under File / Acquire click on " Screenshot "
Hi, John VV, thanks for replying. Sadly, I tried taking a screenshot in Gimp but Gimp isn't working correctly. I tried to reinstall it, but the problem persists. I'll give you 2 examples. When I go to File>Acquire>Take Screenshot, a window pops up showing the screenshot but when I try to save it, Gimp disappears. Another example is when I try to open a picture by going to File>Open. Again, Gimp disappears. I can't understand it.

I don't think the problem is Gimp. I think it could be a system problem. This week, I disabled a bunch of services and uninstalled compiz-fusion. Do you think these are the reasons why I'm not able to take a screenshot? Please, let me know!

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