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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How to get ScreenCloud to use PrtScn key

I recently downloaded the ScreenCloud app from the Ubuntu Software Center, and coming from Windows 7, it acts a lot like the "Lightshot" program. Like the Lightshot program on Windows, I would like ...
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How to define a shortcut key to grab part of the screen?

I've been trying to create a short-cut key for grabbing part of the screen. If I run the command /usr/bin/gnome-screenshot --area the program I want runs and does what I want. When I createa a custom ...
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How do I disable Shutter plugins?

Shutter is a nice software but it takes a while to load. I observed that initially it loads some plugins (eg:upload-plugin). Is there a way to disable these plugins so that shutter loads quickly? ...
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gvnccapture- Installation

I want to capture virtual machine screenshot. I have installed xen hypervisor and I am controlling my virtual machines using libvirt-php API. It has a function: ...
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How do I set a shortcut to screenshot a selected area?

In gnome's screen shot program, the quick keys PrtScn captures the entire screen and alt+PrtScn captures the active window. Is there a way to script or set up the third capture option of a selected ...
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Where is the save directory for screenshot?

I was wondering what is the default saving directory for Accessories > Take Screenshot? I just took a screenshot and I am looking for where it is saved. Thanks and regards!
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How to automatically add meta-tags to screenshot?

I was wondering if there is a way to automatically add a given meta-tag to the screen-shots taken on pressing print screen key. It would really be a time-saver because I upload many screen-shots to ...
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How to grab a webpage with an open drop-down menu?

I'm trying to show a bug in a website that causes a drop-down box to be populated with too few options. I can show the source, but I'd rather grab the screen with the menu "open", i.e. with the ...
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Keyboard shortcuts not working after removing Shutter

I installed Shutter then removed it, and now Print Screen and Alt+Print Screen shortcuts are no longer triggering screenshots with gnome-screenshot. How do I restore this setting?
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Where is the screenshot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Keyboard shortcuts not working after removing Shutter I pressed PrtSc, saw a flash and heard a shutter sound but no screenshot file saved in ~/Pictures. However, if I ...
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Screenshot of active window doesn't work

Ubuntu 10.10 Screenshot of full screen works. Screenshot of "selected area" works. But Screenshot of current (active) window doesn't. Nothing happens. The save screenshot window doesn't open. Tried ...
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How do I cancel a time-delayed screenshot?

I'm using the default screenshot application that comes with Ubuntu gnome-screenshot When I was using it earlier to take screenshots of the lock screen I had set a long time delay, but forgot to ...
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How to interpret this screenshot error for gnome-screenshot?

This is the error when I type gnome-screenshot: $ gnome-screenshot ** DEBUG: The GetProfileForWindow request failed: GDBus.Error:org.freedesktop.DBus.Error.ServiceUnknown: The name ...
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Pressing “Print Screen” making the screen flash two times. How can I stop that? [closed]

Pressing “Print Screen” key takes a screenshot and gives the feel of as I'm clicking a photo. It was the normal behavior on Ubuntu 11.10. But on 12.04 when Im pressing “Print Screen” flash happens ...
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Taking timely screenshots of particular sites

I have a website where I have to take weekly screen shots of sister sites. I was wondering how this maybe done. I had obtained the code for taking screen shots but have no idea how to open up the ...
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No save dialog appears when I hit printscreen [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the print screen dialogue? Hitting Screenshot key does not give a preview When I hit PrintScreen is taking a capture (even the sound is present), but the save ...
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Hitting Screenshot key does not give a preview

Back on 11.10, whenever I would take a screenshot, there would be a preview that gave me the option to either copy to a clipboard, save image wherever I wanted to, or cancel (in case I bumped the ...
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How to take a screenshot of a whole desktop with app menu selection?

I want to take a screenshot of a whole desktop with Applications Menu selection.How to do this?
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How to take a screenshot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What screenshot tools are available? I have tried using ksnapshot and the only thing that does is take a screenshot behind the terminal and I have tried using Take ...
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How do I disable the screenshot sound?

I am not holding a camera, I do not need to hear a shutter sound to know I pressed the Print Screen key. Other suggestions on the site encourage people to disable event sounds, but I use these. So it ...
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where do screenshots go in Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-classic when pressing PrtSc/SysRq? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where is the print screen dialogue? I am trying to take a screenshot with the PrtSc SysRq key on my Ubuntu 12.04 with gnome-classic (no effects). When I press on the ...
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VirtualBox: how to capture screen shots of Ubuntu 11.10 guest on Windows hosts using Ubuntu Shutter utility?

I have an Ubuntu 11.10 guest running within VirtualBox, on a Windows 7 host. I have the 3D acceleration option selected for the guest and I am able to access Unity 3D and Compiz. I find the whole ...
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Why are Luciole's and StopMotion's screenshots inverted in Ubuntu Software Center? [closed]

Using 12.04 beta and navigating in the Ubuntu Software Center, I noticed that Luciole has StopMotion's screenshot, and StopMotion has Luciole's screenshot. However, on screenshots.debian.net, it ...
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Selective screenshot using <Super>+Button1 is Overlayed with blue color

The Screen shot plugin enabled from Compiz Config Settings Manager doesn't work properly. The screen shots of the selected areas get overshadowed with blue color.. Not as clear of a screen shot as I ...
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How to include a screenshot of my application in the DEB/PPA to show it in Software-Center?

I know how to create a DEB and push it into my PPA at Launchpad but I want to know how I can include a screenshot of the application that it shows up in Software-Center.
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How to take a screenshot of login screen? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? I want to make a screenshot of my Login Screen on Ubuntu 11.10. So far, no method I read here has worked out for me. So ...
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How do I make schelduled snapshots of an authenticated webpage?

How can I, as an Ubuntu beginner, get a daily snapshot of a webpage? The page requires a log in and then displays a bunch of numbers that I'm interested in. Can I write a script to take care of ...
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How to take screenshot of a windows machine for every 30 minutes? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to take a screenshot every n second? How to take screenshots of a windows machine running Windows 2008 server from ubuntu 11.04 for every 30 minutes automatically? ...
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Chrome

I love FireShot but it's windows only, I do see that it comes for Chrome as well but still Windows only. Anyone found anything for Chrome on Ubuntu? Related but still FireFox: Is there an equivalent ...
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Quality with the screenshot tool isn't good

Whenever I take screenshots using the default screenshot tool on my Ubuntu 11.10 (unity), the image does not look as good as the screen itself (the quality is deteriorated). So I would like to take ...
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taking screenshot with menu activated using keyboard

Taking a screen shot pressing PRINT SCREEN key will not work if I have the application menu activated or a pop-up menu (right-click). I know it s possible to do that using a delay on the screen shot ...
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Taking screenshots during installation of Ubuntu

I am going to install Ubuntu Server. On numerous websites, I have observed screenshots of the install process. If I would like to take a screenshot of the install process, how can I do it?
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How to take a screenshot every n second?

What software can I use to take screenshots with a set interval? I'd like to take screenshots every 2 second or so. Command-line and GUI are both ok. I'd prefer software that can also resize and ...
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Ubuntu taking Random Screenshots?

This probably sounds crazy, but at random times, Ubuntu 11.10 takes a ton of screenshots at the same time, and then more after that. You hear the clicking sound repeatedly and the dialogue pops up ...
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Screenshot captures no windows [closed]

I attempted to take a screenshot by hitting print screen. Unfortunately, this was the result: Didn't show the open Firefox, Chrome or terminal windows. It also didn't show the top bar or any ...
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Ubuntu screenshot program [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What screenshot tools are available? In windows 7 I had an easy to use "cut tool for screenshots", this one: For Ubuntu Ive found Shutter, but it isn't as easy and ...
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How can I take screenshots from inside a fullscreen program?

Normally, I hit my "Print Screen" key, and this wonderful thing appears. However, I have no such luck in fullscreen programs. Nothing happens. No wonderful little screenshot helper, no clipboard ...
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How do I take a screenshot of what is currently in vram?

I'm an artist specifically focussing on glitches and errors and I'm currently trying to find a way to create images like this that were made by taking screenshots of what is currently in vram. Is it ...
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Is there a way to take a screenshot of your log-in screen on startup?

I have a bug on my auto-log-in which is only shown When I log in the first time. There for I need a way to take a screenshot of my log-in screen when I start up. I know about this question, but the ...
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How to run a shell script when a new USB storage device is detected?

I want a script that dumps the log and starts logging on it as soon as a usb mass storage is plugged (with the file 'OKdump' on it).And if anything abnormal(Like a error that is visually present) is ...
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Lookit does not produce a PNG file that is able to be used by all image viewing applications

Recently I have begun experimenting with Lookit, a screen capture upload application. At this point I have not tried the upload capabilities. That is, my various screen captures are simply being ...
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What programs/distro are being run in these screenshots?

Stumbling across (literally, via stumbleupon) I found some very cool linux desktop screenshots, and one was a screenshot of terminator from a question asked on this website. The bottom-left corner ...
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Is there an equivalent to FireShot for Firefox?

On windows, I can use Fireshot with FireFox to take screenshots, ufortuately, its works only on Windows... how can I do the same on Ubuntu? The main features I will need are: Take full scrolling ...
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How do I do a screenshot of the desktop cube?

Is there a way to do a screenshot of the rotating cube? I can't get it to work while I am rotating the cube.
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CLI Screenshot/Streaming screen

is there any way how i can make a screenshot of CLI command "screen -r", then save it as .txt? And set it up as cron job so i can stream my "screen -r" command? Is there any way how i can stream my ...
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What snapshot software do you recommend? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What screenshot tools are available? Hi, is there a snapshot software for Ubuntu? Something like SnagIt? The idea is many times I have to take the snapshot and edit ...
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Do you have to deactivate or deinstall gnome-screenshot when using shutter?

In relation to this question: http://askubuntu.com/questions/6558/screenshot-tools-for-ubuntu Is it advisable to deinstall or deactivate gnome-screenshot when installing and using shutter? Or ...