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Questions tagged [screenshot]

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 set shortcuts to screenshot on Ubuntu Mate 16.04 LTS?

In Ubuntu Mate version 16.04.5 LTS (Xenial) , I want to create a shortcut like Shift + PrtScr to screenshot, but I am not able to find where to do it. When I go to Preferences -> Keyboard and Mouse ->...
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About adding a keyboard shortcut

I am using xfce-4 desktop. I want to add a keyboard shortcut to open the screenshot app listed in the menu. I tried xfce4-screenshooter -f command, but I am getting the error attached as image. What ...
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How to capture a screenshot immediately, without any confirmation, clipboard interference or screen blackout effect?

For Windows, IrfanView offers a powerful screenshot tool with these features: Custom filenames (number and timestamp) such as 000001_20170324110124.Screenshot.png (not an actual filename of a file I ...
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what's the shell command for dash screenshot application?

I know in ubuntu, I can use Screenshot application using which I can take a screen shot for selected window. This means there is the application already on ubuntu. What's the command line command for ...
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Host “prt sc” screenshot On ZimageZ

Im on xubuntu And when i print screen i get 4 options https://imgur.com/a/mIr5MUb but i cant make an new account there ZimagesZ seems to have gone down or not existing anymore. can i put another site ...
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Simple Compile question for lightscreen

I know simple things like ./configure but it's been a while. I'm trying to install lightscreen from the tar.gz file however after extracting the files there is no ./configure or ./anything for that ...
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Disable Autosave when taking screenshot on UBUNTU 18.04 [duplicate]

I just upgraded from ubuntu 16.04 to 18.04 In ubuntu 16.04 when I trigger the screenshot shortcut, the notification about save/copy to clipboards/name will popped up. However, in 18.04 when I ...
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Can I configure Prnt-screen key order to be stored in my pictures folder?

I am currently using Lubuntu 18.04. When I press Impr-Pant in my keyboard the png archive generated is stored directly in my home folder. My question is: Can I configure Print-screen key order to ...
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Screenshot Issue After Upgrading to Ubuntu 18.10

This issue appeared after I upgrade my Ubuntu from 18.04 to 18.10. I can't take any screenshot by pressing the screenshot hotkeys, It will make the screen hanging for a few second, the sidebar and ...
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Screenshot without hiding context menus?

I know, the pre-installed screenshot applications usually have a screenshot countdown feature. But how can I take immediate screenshots of context menus? This includes: Firefox main menu. Firefox ...
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Define default directory for keyboard-trigered screenshots in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

Background I want my screenshots to be saved in my ~/pictures/screenshots directory. I have then followed instructions of the selected answer of Default save directory for gnome-screenshot? — i.e., I'...
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How to enable globe in Shutter in Ubuntu 18.04?

I want enable globe in Shutter for taking screenshots of whole web pages. For enabling globe I need install gnome-web-photo package. I use this command $ sudo apt-get install gnome-web-photo I get ...
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Shortcut to capture a custom ROI with shutter in Xubuntu

From Greenshot, I'm used to capture custom ROIs (region of interest) ony my screen. However, there seems no shortcut to do that. In this small tutorial, the author referes to Unity to setup the ...
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How to do a screenshot in Steam?

I have another issue that I need help with that's kind of easier to show than explain, but I don't know how to take a screenshot, does anybody know how to do a screenshot in steam for Linux?
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Ubuntu 18.04: Shift+PrintScreen doesn't offer a “save” window after a recent update

I had an Ubuntu update, and my "screenshot" option is not the same as it used to be. I used to press SHIFT+PRINT SCREEN, and then a menu asking me where I want to save my images appeared (the specific ...
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How to enable the :screenshot command from Firefox Web Console

Firefox’s :screenshot command claims that you can do this: Once you’re in the Web Console, you can type :sc and then hit Tab to autocomplete :screenshot. On my version of Firefox, 61.0.1, ...
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How to take a screenshot with the Night Light tint on Ubuntu 18.04

When you take a screenshot on Ubuntu 18.04 (using Gnome Screenshot), the yellow tint from the Night Light is removed from the output screenshot image. I would like the output screenshot image to ...
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ScreenShots on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I want to ScreenShot a certain windows and a certain part of my desktop from my Ubuntu and I don't know how. PrtScr doesn't work. PrtScr it works only when I screenshot all my displays and not only ...
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How to enable Firefox Screenshots button on Firefox 61.0.1 on Ubuntu 18.04

What do I need to do in order to enable FireFox Screenshots in my version of Firefox, so that I do not have to use the Shift+F2 command line to generate a full page screenshot? The dropdown on my ...
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Can't take screenshot when right clicking file

When I right click a file with my file manager, I am unable to take a screenshot. Other print screen attempts do work. Is there a fix?
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Periodically FTP upload screenshot possible?

I'd like to take a screenshot every x minutes and upload it via FTP. What's the easiest way to do this? Found this, however it appears to have no possibility to do screenshots periodically: Can we ...
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Saving screenshots to another location [duplicate]

Using the default screenshot provided with Ubuntu 18.04, any screenshot of all my screens, or specific windows will cause the image to be saved to $HOME. By default, the dconf value for /org/gnome/...
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Ubuntu 16 print screen keyboard button does not work

I am on Ubuntu 16 and I have been facing delays in taking screenshots. That seemed to be a bug in Ubuntu 16. I resolved it by adding a keyring restart at system boot as explained here. Then the ...
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Screenshot logs me out

As soon as I press Alt+PrtScn (which is supposed to take a screenshot of a window) instead it logs me out. Any ideas on how to fix this?
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Taking screenshot of higher resolution than actual display resolution

My computer has 1366x768 display. If I use Print Screen, then taken picture will have 1366x768 resolution. But there is a question: Is it possible to get 1920x1080 picture with my 1366x768 display? ...
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xfce4-screenshot + flatpak GIMP

I recently installed GIMP 2.10 with flatpak and now I can't send the screenshot to GIMP directly. I can send it to another viewer and then select to edit and then it is able to send it to gimp. When ...
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How to create customized “google search bar” gifs [duplicate]

I am using Firefox on Ubuntu 16.04. What is the best way to create customized "google search bar" gifs like this one? Is there a software for doing this? A website? Or should I just record my screen ...
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Automatically get screen shots

After logging in to my Ubuntu 16.04 system, it automatically captures multiple screenshots before the system hangs. How may I troubleshoot this effectively?
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Screenshot+upload software for Ubuntu 18.04

I'm looking for a screenshot and upload tool similar to Gyazo and ShareX, that allows me to take screenshots of a certain area, or a whole window, etc and then gives me a link that it was uploaded to ...
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Kubuntu 18.04 Spectacle rectangular selection laggy

When using the Spectacle screenshot tool, using the rectangular selector is very laggy. At this time, everything outside of the selection goes dim as some sort of special effect. I have also tried ...
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Cannot use screen capture apps in Wayland

I have Ubuntu 18.04 (updated from 17.10 where I had the same problem), and when I use it with Wayland, I cannot use any screen capturing/recording apps. For instance, when I try to take a screenshot ...
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Ubuntu 18 how to change screenshot application to Flameshot?

I needed to highlight some text in my screenshots and I did not know how to do it with the default screenshot app. Flameshot is a solution. I installed it. How can I replace the PrtScr shortcut-key ...
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Can gnome-screenshot save freehand selected shots?

Only full-screen PRTSC will save the screenshot in the Pictures folder. However, can I make gnome-screenshot save the image even if I'm only screenshotting a window or freehand selection?
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Is it possible to take a screenshot of a circular selected area?

When we take screenshots of selected areas on Ubuntu (using Shift+Prt Scr or Ctrl+Shift+Prt Scr) we always select a rectangular area. So, I know I could just edit the image on some software like ...
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Error of taking Screenshot using Java Robot Class

I tried to take screenshot using java Robot class with NetBeans, as it is shown below try { Rectangle screen = new Rectangle(Toolkit.getDefaultToolkit().getScreenSize()); BufferedImage capture =...
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Snipping tool with highlight/write functionality? [duplicate]

I'm looking for something similar to Snipping Tool for Ubuntu that has the highlight functionality. Screenshot does not have this functionality and I'd like to avoid using an intermediate tool like ...
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Ubuntu: screenshot and edit tools

I am looking for a tool that can be used to screenshot and edit. I found this application called shutter (http://shutter-project.org/)c: I have installed it, but it does not edit. I have tried to fix ...
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Screenshot hangs

I lately realized that taking a screenshot in Ubuntu 17.10 lags. It seems to take 2-3 seconds if I press "druck" on my keyboard. No delay is set in the gnome-screenshot tool. If I run for example (or ...
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What's the shortcut for screenshot on Lubuntu laptop keyboard?

I already tried both Shift+Ctrl+print and Shift+SupKey+print but nothing seems to happen. Already visited here Lubuntu keyboard shortcut for menu with no result.
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Shutter not including cursor when taking selection screenshot

I have shutter with option to include cursor checked: However when I take a selection screenshot, the cursor disappears: I'm running Shutter 0.93.1, which is the latest version I could get via ppa: ...
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Taking screenshots of yakuake sessions in another session

I am using yakuake, and am running multiple sessions. is there any (hopefully easy) way to grab a screenshot of all the sessions by using another terminal (say konsole or ssh)? or is there an ...
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How to take a screenshot using Ubuntu server 17 on port 80

I deployed a web page using Apache2 installed on my Ubuntu 17 Azure server. Is there a command I can run from the terminal where I can capture a screenshot for my website through the port 80? I ...
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Screenshot includes selection window with screenshot

Here is a normal screenshot: Here is a broken screenshot including the "selection" window. I have the "printscreen" keyboard bound directly to "Copy a screenshot of an area to clipboard"
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gnome-screenshot area clipboard not working on Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

I have a fresh install of Ubuntu 17.10.1. Being used to the Ctrl-Shift-PrtScr, I really miss that. For some reason, it just doesn't copy the screenshot to clipboard. When I manually execute gnome-...
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Why doesn't the keyboard screenshot button work on Ubuntu with GNOME shell?

It works on Ubuntu 17.04 with Unity, however neither via upgrade or a fresh install, does the screenshot keyboard button work on Ubuntu 17.10 with GNOME shell. Can anyone tell me why or how to fix ...
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Screenshot of an active application using python

I'm trying to write a python script in ubuntu 16.04 LTS, that grabs a currently open terminal and take a screen-shot of it. Most of the already available solutions (For eg. here) simply captures the ...
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Shutter editing of images produces fuzzy/bad/aliased images in Ubuntu 17.10

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 on a laptop (my desktop does not have this problem and it is also Ubuntu 17.10). After that upgrade, when I use the shutter app, and edit the images, the ...
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Disable/prevent Ubuntu from doing screen shots and screen recordings

Does anyone know of a way to disable your Ubuntu installation from being able to take screen shots and do screen recordings ? Thanks for your insights !
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how to take screenshot on ubuntu 16.04 not only appear

how do we take the screen shots that appear as well as the long screen down to the bottom that does not appear on the screen on ubuntu 16.04? because I have used gnome screenshot but can only take a ...
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Screen-shot is changing colours

I have tried to take Screen-shot of webpage in Browser by many application available for Ubuntu 16.04. (e.g. kazam, PrtsS key,Alt+PrtSc, Shift+PrtSc,Screeshot). I have also tried Take a Screenshot ...