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    taking screenshots..?


    how do i take screenshots in wm's without screenshot takers...?

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    If you have imagemagick installed the command
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    import -window root screenshot.png
    will take a screenshot and call it screenshot.png.
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    One not mentioned there is Scrot.

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    meh, i just used gimp :-p

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    GIMP - why not, perhaps you would launch it later to edit the screenshot

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    shutterbug

    shutterbug is a demo app that comes with The fox graphics toolkit. It compiles for both Linux and MINGW/Windows (and probably everything else).

    You start it, position the rubber band with the mouse (or select screen), click snap, and tell it the filename and format to save. It's simple and perfect. I find it indispensable.

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    Code:
    #!/bin/sh
    echo "Taking Screenshot, Please wait."
    scrot -t 200x160 '%Y-%m-%d_%H%M%S.jpg' -e 'mv $f ~/screenshots/ && mv $m ~/screenshots/'
    simple thing i put together and tossed it in ~/bin/ named it shoot.

    this will take a screenshot and name it the time and date, then will make a thumbnail of itself for webpage uses, tosses them into ~/screenshots/ comes in handly to just type in "shoot"

    examples can be found here http://imnotmark.zapto.org:3030/shots.html

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