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I would like to know the class for the "thing" that pops up when you take a screen shot using the default screen capture utility in Ubuntu 12.04. When I do a full screen capture it lags a lot because of particular animation I use to open things like drop down menus. Therefore I’d like to disable that only.

If someone could provide me with the window "class=" or however I would disable the animation there it would be greatly appreciated.

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If you open a terminal and enter xwininfo, then you can click a window and information about that window will be printed to the terminal.

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I tried that and it seems to have found the object which I need but is a valid class "Class: InputOutput"? I set up a new animation for that particular window class in compiz but the animation doesn't change when I screen shot. Still the beam up effect (from compiz extra) –  Weylin Schreck Dec 8 '12 at 5:52
    
*That is useful but when I try to click on the "popup" it simply clicks on whatever is behind it as if it is transparent. –  Weylin Schreck Dec 8 '12 at 5:56

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