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 change screenshot file type from png to jpg when doing a Print Screen on Lubuntu?

This computer is running on Lubuntu. Print Screen will do a screenshot and save it automatically. However, the default image file is saved as png. I'd like to save it as jpg automatically. I tried ...
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Screenshot of the Gnome Shell Activities screen

Is there a way to take a screenshot of the gnome shell activities screen i.e the screen that pops up on pressing the Win key or Alt+F1? The PrintScr button works normally but doesn't seem to work when ...
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image format for Screenshot

In 12.04, can the image format for Screenshot be jpeg? I change the file name to save to to be ended with ".jpg", but Gnome image viewer seems not be able to open it saying Error interpreting ...
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What is the terminal command to take a screenshot?

What command(s) can I use in the terminal that's equivalent to the PrtSc (Print Screen) button? I am running Ubuntu gnome.
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How to take screenshot in a TTY terminal [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can I take a screenshot of a virtual console? I sometimes go to TTY1 to do some fixing when an app freezes or the system is slow (rare cases) but in some cases I need to ...
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scrot (screenshot) cron job not executing

I'm trying to execute a cron job with Scrot (screenshot utility) but it won't work. At first I thought it was a directory problem. I wrote my.png by itself at first, which could have been dropping ...
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How do I get another key binding for Alt+PrintScreen?

now, that ubuntu 12.04 has the HUD popping up if you press the Alt key, Alt+PrintScreen only ends up taking screenshot of the launcher on the left. How do I get another key binding for ...
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Taking screenshots in Lubuntu (11.10) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Print Screen key doesn't work if a drop-down menu is active As you know, by pushing PrintScreen button on the keyboard, a screen-shot of desktop will be saved on ...
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How to save GNOME Terminal contents with ANSI escape codes?

VT100 terminals have a relatively simple way to save terminal contents with escape codes to a file using Meta-p: XTerm.VT100.printAttributes: 2 XTerm.VT100.printerCommand: cat - > file ...
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App for taking a screenshot, editing and uploading it to a server

Do you know of any app that can take a screenshot using a keyboard shortcut, open a window for selecting a region of the screenshot and upload it to a hosting like imgur? Preferably for KDE.
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How to remove sound in Take Screenshot? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I disable the screenshot sound? After reinstalling Lubuntu 12.04 and Take Screenshot, I have a typical picture camera shot sound whenever I use the program, and ...
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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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What's a screenshot application which will auto-upload to imgur?

Is there an equivalent to Imgur on Ubuntu? I am looking for an application that has the simple workflow of: Taking a screenshot. Having it auto-upload in the click of a button.
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capture login screen-not sucssecful

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 . If more information is needed, please tell me. I Tried some guides to cature my login screen: How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? ...
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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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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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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 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 uninstall the default screenshot app?

I installed Lightshot using Wine and PlayonLinux, and it works really well. But, I think the default screenshot app is interfering with Lightshot, with the actual prtscn button. I was wondering if ...
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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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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 take screenshot while a menu is open [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to take a screenshot of a whole desktop with app menu selection? I recently wanted to take a screen shot of a nautilus menu to provide an image to the answer of a ...
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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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How do I take a screenshot of the alt-tab menu?

In Ubuntu 12.04, when I press alt+tab, the following menu comes up: (TODO: take screenshot of alt-tab menu) But while I have the alt-tab menu up, when I press Print Screen, and therefore Alt+Print ...
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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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Take a screenshot of webpage at intervals?

I need a way to refresh a certain webpage and have a screenshot taken approximately every 5 minutes. I'm new with Ubuntu, but willing to use terminal, etc. If steps are given, I've used it before, I ...
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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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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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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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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 Chromium's search suggestions and instant search results

I've been trying to take screenshots of Chromium's Google search suggestions as I type. I would also like to include Google's instant search results. I tried using the Print Screen key, and also ...
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How to save screenshots as JPG automatically?

I want to make all screenshots I take jpeg automtically -- not png. I am using Ubuntu 12.04. Thanks a lot.
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How to take screenshot of indicator menus?

If I hover over to the setting menu or any of the indicator menus, Prnt Scrnbutton won't work. If I want to take the snapshot of these menus, how do I do that?
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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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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 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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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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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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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 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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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 a full page screenshot of a webpage from the command line?

I have installed CutyCapt on my Linode VPS and using it to generate screenshots by following command. xvfb-run --server-args="-screen 0, 1024x768x24" ./CutyCapt --url=http://www.google.com ...
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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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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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Print screen key can no longer select a region to capture

After upgrading from 11.04 to 11.10, I've noticed that the "Take Screenshot" application used to be launched when I'd hit print screen. Now it automatically captures the entire screen. In 11.04 it ...
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Print Screen key doesn't work if a drop-down menu is active [closed]

On 11.10, I don't get a screengrab when pressing the Print Screen button on my keyboard if I have activated a drop down menu. For example, in nautilus, I can click the File menu and press the print ...