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In addition to the existing answers, to display the screenshot in ASCII in the terminal: xwd -root -display :0 | convert - jpg:- | jp2a - --colors (Requires x11-tools for xwd, imagemagick for convert and jp2a.)
I recently installed 14.04, and found the exact same problem. I tried setting left and right screens in nvidia-settings manager but when I rebooted or restarted X they would switch back. Searched a lot online, but couldn't find a solution, then I just went to the Displays options in Ubuntu System Settings or unity-control-center, set everything there, and ...
This is very weird. It turns out that if my mouse button is still pressed (not yet released) when the Super+W keystroke is simulated, nothing happens. I don't know who to blame for that (perhaps Cinnamon?). I have worked around it though, by adding a short delay to the xte command: xte 'usleep 100000' 'keydown Super_L' 'key S' 'keyup Super_L' It now waits ...
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