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 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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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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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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How can I take a screenshot of the login screen?

How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? I do not want to recreate my Ubuntu installation in a virtual machine.
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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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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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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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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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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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How to take screenshot on Ubuntu-guest (Virtualbox)

I am running Ubuntu 10.10 amd64 in a Virtualbox on windows host. whenever i try to take a screenshot by pressing the print screen or by launching the gnome-screenshot option the screenshot appears ...
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How can I take a screenshot of a whole web page?

I have been testing various Firefox extension for screenshot grabbing, but none of them suited my needs. Then I have found Shutter (0.86.3), and it is really nice. I use exporting to imageshack and ...
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Screenshot tool that saves shots directly, without asking for a filename

I know how to take a screenshot, but I want to take many screenshots within a limited time (taking screenshots of a single execution of a program which I can not pause). Is there a program that takes ...
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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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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 screenshots of sections of the screen?

On Mac OS X, there is a handy key combo for taking a screenshot of any arbitrary rectangle section of the screen(Command-Shift-4). Is there something similar(maybe Compiz plugin) for Ubuntu/Gnome?
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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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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 ...