Screenshot is an image taken by the computer to record the visible items displayed on the monitor, television, or another visual output device. Usually this is a digital image taken by the host operating system or software running on the computer

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Shutter snapshot tool to copy image to clipboard

I'm a new Ubuntu Desktop user and looking for snapshot tool to use as alternative to Greenshot in Windows. I found Shutter is the one. Though I want to copy the image in Shutter built-in editor to ...
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How do I take a sceenshot in unity8 (mir desktop)?

I'm trying unity8 (mir desktop) and I don't know how to take a screenshot.
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Unable to save screenshots

I am trying to take a screenshot of a certain area using the Shift+Print key combo, and after I take it and try to save it to any directory, I get a message: Unable to capture screenshot Error ...
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How can the Ubuntu phone screenshot sound be turned off?

I have set the phone (Aquaris E4.5) to silent, but taking a screenshot (up and down volume buttons) still produces a sound. How can this sound be turned off? I'm on Ubuntu 15.04 (OTA-10.1).
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How do I take a screenshot of more than my desktop?

Whenever I push 'printscreen' or use the screenshot app I capture only my desktop background, see image: Update I tried shutter as per Andrea's advice. But it does the same thing, only returns the ...
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Restore Pictures folder in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm accident delete Pictures folder in /home/my_username. I try to re-create that folder but it seems that the system doesn't understand it. All the pictures I take from the screenshot, shutter, save ...
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How to stop auto screenshot

After a few minutes of not using my computer, pressing any key (it seems) initiates a screenshot being taken. Any idea of why this is happening, and how to stop it?
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How to take screenshots with shutter while editor is open?

I am using shutter to create screenshots. The workflow that I would like to do is something like this: Create a giant image 900x9000 px. Open the image in the shutter editor Take screenshots ...
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Shortcut to “mate-screenshot -a” not working in Ubuntu MATE 16.04

Just installed MATE on my laptop running Ubuntu 16.04 and I tried to get to mate-screenshot the same behaviour as gnome-screenshot does in Unity: just press Shift+Print to choose the portion of the ...
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How do I paste a screenshot to Writer?

When I take a screenshot with say Alt + Printscreen and Ctrl + V in LibreOffice Writer, out comes only text 'screenshot'. How do paste actual image to Writer? I know the screenshot is taken due the ...
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How to detect screenshots in Ubuntu?

Apart from monitoring keystrokes for Print Screen, is there a way for a tool or software running in Ubuntu (whatever the desktop) to detect that a screenshot or video recording of the whole or a part ...
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Can I make a screenshot and directly open it in Gimp?

Common use case for me and printscreen: Hit printscreen and save .png Open up Gimp Find file I've saved Edit file (crop and highlight regions) It seems like the first three steps could be combined ...
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Recommendations for a simple screenshot annotation tool?

I am looking for a simple screenshot annotation tool with the following features: Crop Resize Blur Draw shapes and lines Add text
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Installation of clamav with 404 error

Trying to install clamav via the terminal in ubunta and getting 404 error to the clamav install location us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ and security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ locations. Doesn't download and ...
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Set up Shutter (or other screengrab tool) to capture a preset area from a keyboard shortcut

I have Shutter installed which i use for screengrabbing. It always asks me to draw my selection area on screen, but for an upcoming job i'm going to be going to lots of different urls on our website ...
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ffmpeg unrecognized option “draw_mouse”

There is ffmpeg package installed from ppa:mc3man/trusty-media. ffmpeg version N-78590-g5590ab4 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8 (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) When ...
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how do I exit from xfce4-screenshooter -r without taking a picture?

so I'm been trying to simulate Xubuntu to work similarly to the stuff I often do on my MacBookPro. One of the things I often do is to create a screenshot of a region and on xUbuntu, this is done via: ...
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Faster partial screenshot workflow

I take a lot of partial screenshots. I invoke the GNOME screenshot, select "Select area to grab", click "Take Screenshot", drag a region, click "Copy to Clipboard", and paste. How can I speed up this ...
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How to change the file naming scheme for screen shot [duplicate]

I use Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, and when I take the screen shot, the default file name is given like Screenshot from 2016-02-29 11:08:10.png. I do not want the file name to have a space () and a colon (:). ...
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Shutter capture tooltip AND background

I am using shutter on Ubuntu 15.10. I need to capture a window where containing a tooltip that I need to activate in that window. But currently it seems shutter can only capture the tooltip without ...
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How do I capture a screenshot of a window, and all the windows on top of it?

I'm using screenshots as regression tests for GUI software. Before deploying each new version, a series of automatic tasks is run against the old and the new version, screenshots are generated after ...
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Any Alernative of StepShot for ubuntu?

I am looking a Application for ubuntu similar to Stepshot for linux. Is there any good alternative available for ubuntu ? i need automated tools which can take screenshot on every clicks and allows ...
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How to show a different desktop image to screen capturing applications?

I often take screenshots with shutter and do screen recordings with other applications, and sometimes I have my desktop picture set to something private that I don't want people looking at my ...
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How can I easily scale a screenshot, taken from a high-DPI screen?

Since I switched to a High DPI display, the screenshots I post are awkwardly big, example below. Is there a way to quickly make them look normal? Preferably something faster than firing up GIMP. In ...
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GIMP: How to assign a keyboard shortcut to “screenshot” function

How can I assign a keyboard shortcut to the function "screenshot" in GIMP Following preference -> configure keyboard shortcut I cannot find "screenshot in the list of actions". Ideally, a shortcut ...
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How to customize save location for screenshots on Ubuntu GNOME? [duplicate]

Upon pressing PrtSc a screenshot is automatically taken and put in my Pictures folder, however I do not wish for it to be places there so is there any way to change the automatic save location? Or to ...
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secondary image in mate screenshot

I was taking a picture of a youtube video, using mate screenshot, when I noticed there is a secondary image on the lower right corner of the image. The ghost image was not visible when the the photo ...
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Is the gnome-screenshot modified for Ubuntu? [closed]

I am a big fan of gnome-screenshot on Ubuntu. When I press the print key on my keyboard, it captures the current screen and shows me a dialog asking what to do with the screenshot. Usually, I use it ...
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Pidgin “Send screenshot” plugin

I'm running Ubuntu 14.04 (x64) with Pidgin 2.10.9 (libpurple 2.10.9) and I cannot install "Send screenshot" plugin from .deb package on it'official site. If I try to, Software Center notifies me about ...
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How to take a screenshot of a TTY while unable to execute code in it? [duplicate]

I want to run something in one TTY and then take a screenshot of it from another TTY (because it won't let me run something else in the same TTY that I am running the thing in that I want to take the ...
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How to take new grab using SCREENSHOT without saving the last grab?

My main requirement is to to capture partial area of screen and then copy and paste to mails without saving images. the default screenshot doesn't allow me to take new grab without saving the image...
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How to create custom hotkey for printScreen

I want to use the Lightshot app for taking screenshots. I was able to install it with wine and it's working fine. I uninstalled gnome-screenshot but now I want to use the lightshot app when I press ...
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How can I change the webcam that MPlayer uses?

I can use mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to take a picture with my laptop's built-in webcam and save it to the hard drive. I want MPlayer to use my USB webcam instead of the laptop's built-in webcam....
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What command can I use to change the output location of MPlayer?

I'm using mplayer -vo png -frames 1 tv:// to make MPlayer take a single shot from my webcam. Currently, it saves it to the desktop. What command can I use to make it save the file to /var/www/html ...
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Screenshot flash shows up in the screenshot

I'd like gnome-screenshot to either wait for the screenshot to be taken before showing the flash, or remove the flash entirely. The flash seems to appear too soon, so it gets captured in the ...
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Need help with MPV bash script

Basically I'm Try to edit a bash script. To goal of the Script is to allow me to take a bunch of screenshot of videos by Simply launching it from terminal with only having to specify the Filename and ...
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Mate, use gnome-screenshot instead of mate-screenshot

I am a big fan of Mate desktop. Simple and very functional. But there one thing I'd address to the mate desktop: its screenshot utility is too poor. The very single feature I miss there is being ...
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Can we directly upload and share screenshots?

If I want to share a screenshot, I currently need to either save the screenshot and then navigate to the file in order to send it or upload it to a image host/server. Does anyone know how I can ...
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desktop 15.04 crashes install

I just downloaded ubuntu-15.04-desktop-amd64.iso, burned it on DVD - and it crashes immediately after restart-install (NPE RIP @ fb_release+0x26/0x60!
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To install SQL Server 16

How to install SQL server 16 in Ubuntu using terminal, I have Internet connection,so please provide answer with screen-shot.
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Can't call gnome-screenshot in C

I want to call the command gnome-screenshot -ac in my C program using system("gnome-screenshot -ac") or exec() but they didn't work. I'm sure that this command works well because I can use it in the ...
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How to get Shutter Edit feature to open images in GIMP?

I often take screenshots with Shutter, and after doing this, I sometimes wish to edit them, so I am forced to open GIMP and then find them in my file system to edit, as the built-in image editor in ...
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Taking a screenshot of current user's session

(Forgive me if my terminology is not quite accurate here) I have a cron job set up that uses scrot to take screenshots of my desktop at various intervals. However, when I switch user to another ...
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CoverFlow app for Screenshots

Does anyone remember how the tiny little KDE/QT tool to create stylish (reminiscent of iTunes' CoverFlow effect) screenshots with reflections? One could select some screenshots (or other pictures) and ...
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Create periodically screenshots using scrot excluding time when screen is locked

I do one screenshot per minute using next bash script while true; do scrot -d 60 -q 1 '%Y-%m-%d-%H:%M:%S.png' -e 'mkdir -p ~/screen-snapshots/%Y-%m-%d & mv $f ~/screen-snapshots/%Y-%m-%d/'; ...
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Random PostScript File in my home folder

Today I have installed Xubuntu 14.04 on my machine. I set up some program and different tool. But when I right-click on a file, in 'Open With' line I see an empty cell: When I click on it appears ...
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How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without framebuffering enabled?

As the title says, I have an application that I need to run in a TTY. I also need to take a screenshot of it while it's running. How can I take a screenshot of an application running in a TTY without ...
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Screenshots taken in ubuntu 14.04 LTS are not opening in windows 7 [closed]

I have dual boot windows 7 and ubuntu 14.04 LTS. Screenshots taken in Ubuntu with default screenshot app do not work inside windows 7. I can't even open them with paint,windows photo viewer, PHOTOS, ...
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Set default folder for screenshots [duplicate]

I take screenshots very often. I have a dedicated folder for screenshots, but I have to select it each time I take a snapshot with Ubuntu's default screenshots tool. How can I set the default folder ...
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Opening Screenshot in capture menu not in the action menu!

I have added ScreenShot to the xfce-pannel but like starting it using [Fn] [Prnt Scrn], I don't get the timelaps option, instead I get the full screen capture menu, but opening the same Screenshot ...