print-screen is to take a screenshot of the current desktop view. It is also the name of a key on keyboards that commonly triggers this function.

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Screenshot only active monitor (gnome-screenshot)

Pressing printscreen or clickin the screenshot will capture both screens, what if I only want the active monitor display captured, is it feasible? Or should I use shutter or sth? So not spaces of ...
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how to fix print screen button not to take multiple shots in the same time?

Well I'm on Ubuntu 16.04, but I guess it applies to other versions too, the problem is that my print screen button is just on top of the Backspace button, and sometimes when I want to clear a word, I ...
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Request for a guide on setting up Apple Aluminium keyboard on Ubuntu 16.04

Is there a working solution to set up Apple Aluminium keyboard on Ubuntu with F13-F15 remapped to Print Screen, Scroll Lock and Pause? So far, I came up with the following solution: In /etc/...
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How to crop a portion of the screen in the Clipboard?

I need often to create Slides from portions of screen. I've found several tools like Shutter which are able to capture an image, however my need is to put the image directly in the Clipboard so that I ...
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Print-screen button not working in Lubunt 14.04.03

Print-Screen button does nothing. I bound the keys to scrot as suggested by Vasa. That did not do anything, but scrot does work from the command prompt. So then I tried replacing lxsession-default ...
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Lubuntu/Xlde > is there a way to change scrot printscreen default saving option to shutter?

Previously i was using ubuntu and had to switch due to pc performance issue.. Is there a way to Previously i got gnome-print-screen option replaced by shutter edit option from below thread for ubuntu....
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Keyboard shortcut responds very slow

The shortcut for print screen became very slow on my Ubuntu 14.04.2. It takes about 10-15 seconds after pressing the key to showing a print screen region selection controls. I tried to use shutter as ...
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Replace gnome-screenshot save option with shutter edit screen or atleast shutter main screen in ubuntu 14.10?

Normally when i press print screen button in the keyboard, I get gnome-screenshot windows as this .. Is there a way to replace this windows with shutter edit screen or at least shutter main screen, ...
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How to capture a drop-down menu?

I need to capture a drop-down menu of a program. If I open the menu and then press PrntScr (print screen button), it first closes the menu and then captures the screen. I tried Ctrl+PrntScr, Shift+...
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Ubuntu 14.04 is making screenshots automatically without my interaction

From yesterday, working on my Ubuntu 14.04 LTS notebook I noticed that the system is making screenshots automatically without my interaction at different time intervals. "Save screenshot" window ...
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Can't do PrintScreen with open menu. Xubuntu 14.04

I got problem when opening any menu (e.g. wi-fi status menu at the top panel) cannot shot print screen. In any other case when menus are not active Print works just fine with default settings xfce4-...
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Ubuntu 14.04 print screen button does not work

I'm unable to use my print screen button in Ubuntu 14.04. No effect pressing print screen. Screen-shot application works if it's launched manually. PS: Still does not work perfectly neither in 15.04
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Print screen short-cut not working (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS) [duplicate]

The print-screen short-cut is set to be the Print-screen button, but when I press on it, it does not work. Any clues? Any help will greatly be appreciated Thank you
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Print Screen captures two Spaces not one

When I press the "Print Screen" the output captures both desktops instead of one! This problem existed since I updated to Ubuntu 13.10. Update: I opened "Displays" from "System Settings", and found ...
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Move Gimp on the top of list in Screenshot

When I press PrtSc button, in the Screenshot dialog, if I choose "open with" in appear list, gimp is always on the bottom. Is it possible to move on the top?
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Ubuntu 13.04 custom keyboard layout

Using Ubuntu 13.04, I want the PrtSc key to work as Menu on Lenovo S430 keyboard. /usr/bin/xmodmap /home/user/.Xmodmap with modified line keycode 107 = Menu NoSymbol Menu NoSymbol Menu Does not ...
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Which application binds a keyboard shortcut

I just found a wonderful keyboard shortcut. Press Ctrl+Shift+PrtScr and the mouse cursor will turn into a cross which allows you to mark a rectangle of the screen (by left click-hold, drag, release -- ...
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Print Screen button is not working [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and as a shell, Gnome 3. After I have updated Ubuntu to 13.04, the Print Screen Button does nothing, though in the System Settings at the Keyboard Shortcuts, in the Screenshot ...
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How can I rebind Print Screen to Delete?

I'm running Xubuntu Raring Ringtail. Using xkbcomp, I used the following commands (I can go into more detail as to the context and what command I use, if it's relevant), which successfully remapped my ...
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Change the default screenshot destination folder of “Prnt Scrn” key? [duplicate]

Hello everybody, My Prnt scrn key is not working after deleting the Pictures folder. I tried to add a folder without any success. I thought changing the destination folder may work so how i do ...
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How to disable Print Screen shortcut

In my keyboard the print screen key is very close to the backspace key, and whenever I want to press backspace, instead it takes a screenshot. How can I disable the print screen shortcut?
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Where are (partial) screenshot stored or how to specifiy location?

When I use the print screen key - PrtSc - I get the option of where to save. That works fine. However when I shift-ctrl-PrtSc I hear the picture being 'taken' but I don't get a chance to specify the ...
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How to modify default printscreen behaviour?

The Prnt Scrn button currently takes a screenshot and saves it in ~/Pictures. How can I modify the behaviour I want for the Prnt Scrn button? Use case: I want to take a screenshot and go to GIMP and ...
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How can I print-screen just one window and not my entire desktop?

I could swear I've always been able to do Alt+Print Screen to get 'just that window' but right now I am getting my entire desktop. Any idea why this would be or what I can do to get my ability to do ...