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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Print screen short-cut not working (Ubuntu 14.04 LTS)

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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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 ...
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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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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 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 ...
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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, ...
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Print an E-book from Virtual library website?

I want to know if is possible I take an e-book from a website free, and use it in a pdf file after? For example like this virtual library website I want to take this book, I don't know if is ...
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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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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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Print screen / screen capture will not capture the current view

When I want to print screen or capture the screen using Shutter, the result is not the expected. If I have visited a webpage for instance, logged in and wanted to capture a part of the page I am ...
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Rebind PrntScr key

I want to rebind PrntScr ("print") to a custom screenshot program: shoot. However, if I try to do it the usual way, I simply end up invoking the GNOME screenshot utility. How can I make PrntScr do ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...