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Right now, when I press the prtsc button, I recieve the following prompt:

Screenshot 1

But instead I want to get to this prompt when I press the prtsc button:

Screenshot 2

I can only get the second prompt if I click screenshot through the menu:

Menu

shift + prtsc does not give me any prompt, and no other combination of keys gives me the second prompt. How can I get the second prompt using a key combo? Is there somewhere where I can define such a combo?

Or does one already exist which I was not aware of? I am using Xubuntu-Desktop if that helps. I specifically want the prompt in the second screenshot, NOT the one shown here:

here

Which is a completely different prompt that is less user-friendly in my opinion.

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The program you are looking for is xfce4-screenshooter Go to System Settings -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Custom Shortcuts. You can add your custom combination there. For the command you want to execute by pressing your special combination enter

xfce4-screenshooter

Tip: When you have your screenshot application shown on screen try ps ax and you can see, which application is actually running. I am pretty sure it is xfce4-screenshooter.

  • this worked, I bound it to shift+prtsc thank you very much – user3011052 Apr 10 '18 at 5:42

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