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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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Auto save screenshot

In Windows pressing the PrtScn button saves the desktop image in the clipboard, while pressing simultaneously Win button and PrtScn button saves the image in the hard drive. Also, I want the whole ...
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how to enable the prompt menu for choosing where to save a screenshot, ubuntu 20.04

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal) on HP Envy. The gnome-screenshot utility works through terminal, but it automatically saves in Pictures folder. Previously, I was using Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial) in ...
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Virtual Machine Creation/Installation Problems

I was trying to install Ubuntu on the virtual box but I clicked on expert mode so I can't see the next button to do further steps to install Please tell me how I can install it
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Can I move my Boot Partition to the beginning of the drive?

I would like to move my boot partition to the beginning of my drive (The green one in the screenshot. That way I can join my allocated space and move that to the end of the drive? Any help is greatly ...
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Integrated GNOME Shell screencast recording not showing mouse pointer

System: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, GNOME 42.9 X11 Although the option is toggled on, the pointer is visible in screenshots but not on the video recordings. What can that be?
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Screenshot using the terminal command

I want to take screenshot using command-line in all Ubuntu version without installing any packages. There is any possibility?
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Screenshot video stops after two seconds on fresh install of 22.04

When I start the screenshot functionality (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+R), choose the video and then hit the red record button, I can see that the screen capture is being started as the video counter is running at ...
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Is there any way to configure the Take a Screenshot app in new Ubuntu versions? [duplicate]

I used to use gnome-screenshot or flameshot. Nowadays, in new Ubuntu versions, 22.04 or newer, there is a new "in-app" to take screenshots or screencasts, "Take a Screenshot" in ...
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No screenshot sound

I installed Ubuntu 22.04 on a new ASUS Vivobook notepad and I have no confirmation sound when taking screenshots. The file in the /usr/share/sounds/freedesktop/stereo folder with the shutter sound is ...
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Ubuntu 23.10 - Simple Icons after Switching Dark/Light mode

I just installed Ubuntu 23.10 After switching between dark and light mode, some of the icons changed to the "simple" version (see screenshot). Don't know how to change back to the more "...
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Is there a way to one-button screenshot a single window's contents (not the frame, not editing, cropping, &c)?

All articles I find that attempt to answer this say "Use Shutter! It lets you crop a screenshot while you take it!" But cropping is not exact and it's just as bad as having to edit a normal ...
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why my screenshots have 0 bytes?

I've worked for a couple of months with a computer that has Ubuntu as the operating system. Intermittently, when pressing the print screen button, some weird un-openable 0 bytes screenshots are ...
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Print screen shortcut have a different save directory from gnome-screnshot

After rebooting, the wallpaper are not loaded then I noticed that I accidentally moved the ~/Pictures directory to another location. So I put it back. But the screenshots are not saved to ~/Pictures ...
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Flameshot not working when panel item is open

I have recently updated my Ubuntu from 23.04 to 23.10. I was trying to take a screenshot using the Flameshot software (which has been my default screenshot software for a year) while a top panel item ...
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Flameshot not working after update

When I hit Take Screenshot item from the Flameshot menu, now it pops what I guess is the native Ubuntu screenshot tool, instead of the Flameshot one. To be fair, I don't know what was the update ...
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How to disable extra screensharing / screenshoting permission requests?

Recently, screensharing and screenshotting on my laptop running Ubuntu 22.04.3 LTS started behaving differently when sharing my screen using Google Meet on Chrome, or KSnip to take screenshots. How do ...
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Turn PrtScr off in Firefox

I was trying to capture some language in a video and used the PrtScr button several times (didn't work). Now the full screen is overlaid with grey and at the bottom of the screen is a bright rectangle ...
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SCREENSHOT TOOL DOWNGRADED

I have had Ubuntu for several years, beginning with bionic beaver, and since always installed the available updates. I used to have a wonderful screenshot tool, it came within the utilities group. It ...
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Commands in custom shortcuts

When I went from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04, I lost the ability to do screen shots the way I'm used to. I want a keyboard combo that lets me select a section of screen and have it saved as a file. So I ...
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Can we install Bandicam on ubuntu 22.04?

I tried to install Bandicam on ubuntu 22.04, but there was non installation provided on official website,only on windows, so is there a way to install Bandicam on ubuntu/linux?
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use installed lightshot app for taking screenshot instead of default screenshot provided by ubuntu

I just installed lightshot for screenshot following guide from it's website but when i press print screen buttton "prt sc" it uses default print screen. How can i use lightshot print screen ...
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Any chance Ubuntu could introduce a option where you can rename a screen shot before the screen shot is saved? Not sure when I can submit this feature [duplicate]

Its such a drag in trawling through your screen shots to find what you want, a better way would be to take the screen shot and just before you save the screen shot there is a option where the ...
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screenshot with a delay

Release: "Ubuntu 22.04.2 LTS", XDG_SESSION_TYPE=x11 Hello, I often take screenshots and usually the built in screenshot taker is fine - the one you get when you hit the PrtScn key. But ...
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Touch friendly screenshot shortcut

Is there a way to get a shortcut icon to the side or top bar, that'll trigger the gnome screenshot utility, that is normally started with the print-key? I'm using a Thinkpad Yoga convertible, so it's ...
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How to take a screenshot of login screen

I want to take screenshot of login screen in ubuntu 22.04.1.
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Screen recording has no sound (default ubuntu's tool)

When I switched to Ubuntu I started using the default snipping tool, which apparently it's called screenshot, although it looks really similar to gnome-screenshot, it looks a bit different. This is an ...
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Is there a CLI for the default Wayland Screenshot tool? How is that tool called?

What is the standard screenshot tool of Wayland? I configured it here: But I am wondering if the same interactive screenshot tool can be launched by a terminal command? (I am trying to solve: Connect ...
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Can I disable notifications fo the default screenshot tool in Ubuntu 22.04LTS

I am currently taking lots of screenshots of online presentations. I get a notification for them all. I cannot find a toggle switch in Settings to turn off for ONLY this application. Where do I turn ...
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Keyboard not responding as it should

I am using a Lenovo ThinkPad T440p and all of a sudden my keyboard is no longer responding as it should. The top row keys function well, so does the Ctrl key when marking several folders at once. The ...
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Connect Wayland screenshot tool to ksnip

We use ksnip as a company-standard cross platform screenshot annotation tool. When switching to Wayland, I can take only screenshots via the portal, which is not very efficient. Is it possible to ...
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Can't change directory of the saved screenshots

I have accidently deleted my Pictures folder and then I have restored it.But now the screenshots are being saved in /home/Screenshots instead of/home/Pictures/Screenshots.I have tried multiple methods....
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Flameshot does not work properly on Ubuntu 22.04.1 LTS

I freshly installed Ubuntu as my main operating system. I was using Flameshot frequently in Windows but I am having issues on Ubuntu. enter image description here When I click on the launcher, now it ...
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How do I take screenshots in 22.04 without copying to the clipboard?

I just upgraded from 20.04 to 22.04 today, and, when I take a screenshot with PrtSc or Fn-Shift-S, it both saves the screenshot as a file and copies it to the clipboard, which is annoying when I have ...
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How to reset screenshot permissions for an app on Ubuntu 22.10?

I've installed Ubuntu 22.10 and I use Upwork there. For those who don't know - it makes screenshots while you work. On 22.04 it asks permissions for each screenshot, however it seems in 22.10 it ...
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Screenshot utility

Seems like the default screenshot utility went through some features overhaul but have become a royal pain in the neck and significantly increased the clicks and typing required. Here are few details: ...
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CTRL + ALT + F1 : is it possible to screen capture it?

I like using the pure text mode by CTRL+ALT+(F1:F6), but I need to take screenshots of it too. Is there a way to do this?
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Picpick equivalent for ubuntu?

Does an equivalent for picpick exist for ubuntu? what I saw is ksnip. The problem with that is that it lacks EDITING capabilities. Sometimes I want to cut parts out of the screenshot. Say, the middle ...
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why can't i dock the screenshot in 22.04 in favorites bar?

Why doesn't the screenshot app allow docking on the favorites bar? Am I missing something?
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I press print screen and the screen resizes to full. How do I restore the screenshot functionality of print screen?

What it says on the tin. I haven't made any changes that I'm aware of, but when I'm in a browser window (Firefox or Chromium), print screen switches it into full screen mode. Is there a way to revert ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Shutter disabled [duplicate]

After upgrading my Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04. I opened the Shutter application, and I noticed that the selection and window were disabled. Disabled Select and Window I need to use shutter because it is ...
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How to disable GNOME Screenshot UI, selection frame, necessity to click something to make a screenshot of an area in Ubuntu 22.04?

In Ubuntu 20.04 I could just press a shortcut, select an area and have that area in the buffer. Now it is gone and there is some annoying, irritating app. How to delete it? If I delete it will ...
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How to grant permanent screenshot permissions for third-party apps in Ubuntu 22.04?

I use several apps that take screenshots like Upwork or Flameshot. But each time i should allow permission to take screenshot. How can I disable this feature or allow this permission forever? I use ...
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How to fix the problem shown in the picture with Ubuntu 22?

screenshotSince I upgraded to Ubuntu 22, a message appear while booting the OS
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Can’t install Ubuntu on VirtualBox [closed]

I have been trying to install Ubuntu on Oracle VM VirtualBox configuration: Base memory 2048MB video memory 128 graphics controller: VMSVGA but I keep getting this error: Failed to start Snap Daemon....
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I do NOT want screenshots to be saved to file

When taking a screen shot in Ubuntu 22.04 using the PrtSc key, the image is always saved in the ~/Pictures/Screenshots/ directory. However, I generally almost always paste that image to another ...
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How to disable screenshot sharing confirmation on Ubuntu 22.04

After upgrading from Ubuntu 20.04 to 22.04 now each time another application try to get a screenshot the system pops up a message asking me to confirm sharing that screenshot. It leads to some ...
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How can I change "Print Scr" to capture all of the screen without asking question?

I moved to 22.04 last week. Up until this version, whenever I pressed "Print Scr" button it would capture the screenshot of the full desktop. Starting with 22.04 the "Print Scr" ...
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Pyautogui.screenshot() is returning black file.png on Ubuntu 22.04:. How to solve this?

I am testing the Pyautogui on a OS Ubuntu 22.04 in 2 different computers. Both ate presenting the same behavior. When I use print(pt.screenshot('foo.png')) it is creating a black foo.png file. I am ...
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Can't paste screenshot on ubuntu 20.04

I'm using ubunto 20.04. I try to take a screenshot and paste into a document in LibreOffice but it don't work. Although all images are saved. If I use Ctrl + PrntScrn, it work. But I want more, like ...
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Screenshot tool extension not working in Ubuntu 22.04

Instead of the default Ubuntu 22.04 screenshot feature, I prefer the screenshot tool extension. Systray image But the extension is not working on Ubuntu 22.04, it's showing an error. How can I ...
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