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Here's a guide for The Gimp : Create Higlighted Rectangle Select Rectangle Tool: tick Feather Edges choose Radius e.g. 5.0 pixels for smooth borders tick Highlight to highlight the selection Select area to highlight Select -> None to remove selection. The selection is now higlighted Note: in some versions of GIMP the highlighting may be removed ...


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Found this option here and other options are also listed. Open terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T and type gnome-screenshot use gnome-screenshot -d xx to delay the action. To delay the screenshot action by 10s gnome-screenshot -d 10 or sleep 10;gnome-screenshot


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You can use VLC or scrot for this task. Using VLC This method allows you to make a screenshot using VLC, which is a very common program. To install VLC, use sudo apt-get install vlc Start up VLC and open your video Make the video fullscreen ( double click the video or press F11 ) Go to the time or frame where you would like your screenshot and press ...


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Open System Settings -> Keyboard settings -> Shortcuts Select Custom Shortcuts(you can go to Screenshot-s too and it will work) Click + Fill fields Name to Take a screenshot of area Command to gnome-screenshot -a or shutter -s(if u prefer shutter) click OK double-click on what you make and set shortcut Shift+PrtSc and that's all... ;)


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Shutter has an option to automatically save screenshots, incrementing the filename each time. Edit ➜ Preferences ➜ Main ➜ Save : To make Shutter take the screenshots when you hit PrtScr, go to Edit ➜ Preferences ➜ Keyboard and check the Capture checkbox: If you don't want the Shutter window to pop up every time you take a screenshot, go to Edit ➜ ...


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Shutter Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website - apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window. You can set the size of default selection in it's Preferences. Go to Edit > ...


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This blog might be helpful: http://ptspts.blogspot.com/2010/02/how-to-create-screen-shot-of-gdm-login.html Install ImageMagick for the image file format conversion below: $ sudo apt-get install imagemagick Create a helper script: $ echo 'DISPLAY=:0 XAUTHORITY=/var/lib/gdm/:0.Xauth xwd -root' >/tmp/shot.sh Make sure your login screen is active (log ...


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Shutter You can achieve this in Shutter. To grab a whole window, including decorations, you can right click on the notification icon then click 'Window under Cursor' or from the application window, click the window icon (4th from the left in the toolbar). You can then select a window with your mouse to take the screenshot of that window. To make rounded ...


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You can do this in editors such as Pinta, Shutter*, the GIMP, etc. The process may vary, but one way to do it, would be to place a translucent square/rectangle in a second layer above the image, and then to cut out the part that you want to glow. Example workflow: Open your screenshot in Pinta. Create a new layer. Select the new layer Choose the ...


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We need to install CompizConfig Settings Manager (CCSM) to bind Print and Alt + Print to Shutter. Follow these steps: Install compizconfig-settings-manager . Open Dash (press Super) and query for ccsm and hit Enter to run CompizConfig Settings Manager. Under the General Category, you would find the option called Gnome Compatibility. Click on it (not the ...


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To temporarily run an application from a locale different to English in English language you may change the environment variable LANG_ALL, and then run the application from a terminal provided you had installed the different locale before: LANG_ALL=en_GB rhythmbox # runs Rhythmbox with British English locale LANG=C rhythmbox # runs Rhythmbox with system ...


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Try the Screenshot application included with 12.04 Open the Dash and type screenshot With this application you can set a delay, by adjusting the value in the "Grab after a delay of" box, before it will automatically take a screenshot allowing you to open the menu you want a picture of.


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Use Udev. Udev is a device manager daemon. Amongst other things it is responsible for naming your devices. You can define udev-rules by putting files with a certain syntax in the rules directory. The rules can do many things - in particular they can run scripts, when a certain device is connected. How to solve your problem: First you need to gather ...


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Applications > Accessories > Take Screenshot Where it says "Grab after a delay of [0 ] seconds" Change the delay to say 5 seconds, then go into the cube mode. Ctrl + Alt + Left Mouse Button, then hold it for 5 seconds. When you return to a workspace you will see the screenshot window offering to save.


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For 11.10 and Lightdm and later You can try running unity-greeter --test-mode in a terminal. It displays the login screen within the session. You can then take a screenshot of the login screen like you normally do with any other application.


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Nanoshot Nanoshot - it's an easy to use program for Linux, which will help you take screenshots and upload them to a hosting site of your choice Features Take full size screenshots Take screenshot of windows, including the active window Take desktop screenshots Take screenshots of web pages Capture frames from video using Gstreamer and Mplayer Upload ...


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Maybe there is already some tool that does that, but you can also create a simple script with some screenshot tool and tesseract, as you are trying to use. Take as an example this script (in my system I saved it as /usr/local/bin/screen_ts): #!/bin/bash # Dependencies: tesseract-ocr imagemagick scrot SCR_IMG=`mktemp` trap "rm $SCR_IMG*" EXIT scrot -s ...


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Shutter (Click to Install) Shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.


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You can use this application called shutter Alternatively run the following to install the package via a terminal (Default keyboard shortcut: CtrlAltT) sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install shutter It has options to capture dialog boxes, tooltips and pretty much everything that you will ever encounter or need to take a screenshot of. To ...


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If you start the Screenshot application manually (search for Screenshot in the Dash), it should show a window that looks like this: If you select Grab the current window and set an appropriate delay, you should be able to capture pop up menus, the web browser quick search results, etc. Just hit the Take Screenshot button, perform your quick search and ...


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There is a simple and dirty way to rename all the screenshot taken immediately after the creation, but you will need to install inotify-tools ( apt-get install inotify-tools ) and then you could run this command: while true; do inotifywait -e CREATE ~/Pictures && rename 's/\:/\./g' Pictures/Screenshot*.png; done; While this command will run, ...


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One way to fix this is by installing compizconfig-settings-manager sudo apt-get install compizconfig-settings-manager Then when you open the settings manager go to the "Gnome Compatibility": And the add he interactive "-i" switch to the print command: After that pressing PrintScreen should open the dialog you want. Luciano


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Shutter My suggestion would be to use a screen capture tool such as Shutter. If you look in the preferences - you can define what the compression ratio is together with the graphical format.


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Troubleshooting steps: Double check that your "Print Screen" key isn't physically stuck, or mapped to another function, Check settings > keyboard > shortcuts > screenshots and make sure you don't have a special key mapping there, Check your Compiz config settings (Put "compiz" in the launcher and the settings manager should come up.) for the ...


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Modify the file /etc/gdm/Init/Default, by adding the following line (sleep 10; gnome-screenshot) & just before the last exit 0 line. Then logout and wait 10 seconds for the interactive screenshot dialog to appear. It propose the /tmp directory to save the image, in any case take attention to where you save the file, to found it later, after login. ...


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I don't think there is currently a UI to take screenshots. It is possible to do so from the command line though. On older Surface Flinger based builds If you've installed openssh-server on your phone, then ssh in. Otherwise, you can get a shell by plugging the phone in via USB and running adb shell. From the command line, you can take the screenshot ...


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This answer was posted in reply to the original question (which could have use an alternative to imgur). MediaFire express (as mentioned by lkjoel) does exactly this. Example: Taking the screenshot. Editing and uploading After the screenshot has been taken, a link is available. You need a MediaFire account, of course. That asside, the application is ...


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If your favorite tool is "shutter" you can try to create a little plugin for it. Creating Plugin for Shutter. 1) Make sure you have installed optipng, or install it with: sudo apt-get install optipng 2) If shutter is running close it or kill it.. pkill shutter 3) Create a folder for the plugin and give it the correct perms. (eg:optipngplugin) ...



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