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Old 03-11-2004, 10:51 PM   #1
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Unable to capture screen on Slackware 9.1

I am unable to make a screen shot of my environment. I hit the Print Scrn SysRq key on my keyboard and then try to paste into an image editing program but nothing will happen. Does Slackware have a different method to take screen shots? This is probably a really dumb question, but I am a really dumb person. :-)
Old 03-11-2004, 11:44 PM   #2
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You can use Gimp to do a screenshot.
Old 03-12-2004, 12:08 AM   #3
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Ha... thanks. That worked. :-)
Old 03-12-2004, 02:15 AM   #4
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if you have kde you can use ksnapshot too it loads quicker than gimp
Old 03-12-2004, 06:03 AM   #5
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xpaint will also do a screen shot
Old 03-12-2004, 06:53 AM   #6
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you can use import from the command line possibly map it to a key to take a screenshot
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$ import -window root ~/snapshot.png;


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