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I'm not really sure since I'm still new to Linux distros in general

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Just press the Print Screen key.

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You may find the Pictures in your Home Picture folder.

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+1 for keyboard picture –  ajduke Apr 22 at 5:03

Open Dash (upper icon on the launcher) and search screenshot.

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Thanks. I'm running Linux in a VM under OSX and my keyboard does not have a Prt Scr key.. –  Anders Hansson Feb 26 at 10:06

Shift + Print Screen allows you to print a selection of the screen.

Print Screen alone will take a screenshot.

Hold SUPER (The Windows Icon on you keyboard) to display all key shortcuts.

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You can use "shutter" for taking a snapshot of a selected area. You need to do

sudo apt-get install shutter
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