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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Take a screenshot of a region while including the cursor

I'm trying to set it so that when I hit Shift + PrtSc it will take a screenshot of a region while including the current cursor. I've seen instructions to set a custom shortcut, e.g. https://askubuntu....
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Why is it possible to take screenshot without root privileges?

In Ubuntu, I can take a screenshot of the entire screen's content by using the 'screenshot' tool running in user space. How come that is possible? And doesn't that mean that any process can spy on the ...
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Screenshots not Appearing in Images Folder

Screenshots were coming normally in the folder, but then after a while I saw there were no screenshots for almost five days (I take screenshots with keyboard shortcut almost every day).
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Capturing a fleeting error message

Sometimes I some program spits out an error message, but it shows it only for a really short moment so that I can't read it, but I can reproduce it easily. Is there some simple way of capturing it e.g....
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Possible to set default editor for flameshot?

I am running flameshot on Ubuntu 19.10 Is it possible to set the default editor (e.g. Pinta) so I don't have to chose that each time I want to edit the screenshot? E.g when I take a screenshot and ...
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Gnome Screenshot Copy Clipboard not working on Ubuntu 20.04

I've just upgraded to Ubuntu 20.04 from 18.04. Gnome screenshot command does not work anymore. The command does not copy the screenshot to the clipboard. gnome-screenshot -a -c
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Another country calendar

let me start off by saying I don't know what I'm doing. It took me time to get the Num Lock to come on on bootup on computer. Num Lock was on in Bios, I loaded if I remember right NumlockX and copied ...
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How to chose specific folder to save custom screenshot to for each screenshot?

I am on ElementaryOS. To make it simple, I use the shortcut Shift + Print, which allows you to take a custom screenshot (you chose the area of your screen you want to save). I do not want to change ...
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Ubuntu 18.0.4 no video & only limited screenshot capability

After spending at least an hour researching every screenshot option for Ubuntu Linux 18.0.4 64 bit, using gnome desktop. I've decided to ask here. I can take a screenshot using PRTSCN only but no ...
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How to copy area screenshot to clipboard on Kubuntu 18.04?

You can take a screenshot from a selected area in Kubuntu with Shift+PrtScr. The only problem is that this saves the image to ~/Pictures by default so you have to open ~/Pictures in your file manager ...
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How to get a screen shot of a window from command line using window id

How to get a screenshot of only one window from the command line if I have window id? I want to show a preview screen like this for a specific window with qml and pyqt5. What can I do then?
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Screenshot does not include cursor 18.04 [duplicate]

I'm using default gnome-screenshot and I enabled include pointer in dconf Editor /org/gnome/gnome-screenshot/delay and cursor nowhere to be seen. I used the terminal to set it and still nothing ...
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Ctrl+Alt+Print does not copy to clipboard on Ubuntu 19.10 GNOME 3.34.1

When I use Ctrl+Alt+Print, the clipboard is unaffected. I can verify this by using Ctrl+Shift+Print and can paste it into https://imgur.com/ just fine (Ctrl+Shift+Print does copy to the clipboard, but ...
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Ubuntu print screen don't work when toolbar icon scrolled down

I can not get the screenshot when the UGet Download Manger Toolbar icon is scrolled Down like this: But in the Firefox in this situation when i press PrtSc button it closes the toolbar icon and run ...
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Extra space in Spectacle screenshot

I'm using Spectacle to take screenshots on Kubuntu 19.10. If I take a screenshot with Capture Mode set to Active Window, then it takes a screenshot of the active window as expected, but the image has ...
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Make gnome-screenshot ignore XDG_PICTURES_DIR [duplicate]

I tried the following command: gsettings set org.gnome.gnome-screenshot auto-save-directory "file://$HOME/screenshots And it didn't appear to do anything. gnome-screenshot seems to ignore this ...
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How do I take a screenshot of the dash, hud, and the application menu? [duplicate]

I'm trying to take a screenshot of the the dash, HUD and application menu (separately). But I am having difficulty getting a screenshot: the dash or HUD disappears before I can take it. I would ...
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Unable to install the package flameshot [closed]

Just trying to install flameshot, lightshot doesnt work And I get this: sudo apt install flameshot Reading package list ... Done Creating dependency tree Reading status information ... Done E: ...
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Partial screenshot to clipboard shows a transparent layer on top

I use Ctrl+Shift+Print Screen to grab a section of the screen and save it to the clipboard. On pasting the grabbed image, I sometimes see a transparent layer (same color as when grabbing the screen ...
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Open Broadcaster screencast via command line on Ubuntu 18.04

A while back I used to use open broadcaster via command line to record videos on my screen. I could set the screed coordinates in the command line to record the right window. My old laptop went dead ...
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How to take a screenshot of a section of the screen on Xubuntu 18.04?

How can I take a screenshot of a selected region of my screen? I already tried PrtScr but it captures only fullscreen screenshots.
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take-vector-screenshot: focusing the window before taking the screenshot

I am using take-vector-screenshot to take a PDF screenshot. When I launch take-vector-screenshot, I have to click a button within its window in order to begin the screenshot process. I then need to ...
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Shutter - How to add drop shadow / outline to text?

I'm trying to add a black outline to any text I'm inserting into an image through the Shutter editor, the "Shutter DrawingTool." Perhaps this is available through a plugin? Alternatively, if there's a ...
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Assigning global short cut to take a screenshot of a rectangular area and copy it to clipboard

I would like to create a global shortcut to take a screenshot of a rectangular region and assign it to Printscreen as done in this question. The problem is, that this option apparently only is ...
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Cannot change save location for Gnome screenshot on Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and default screenshot save location is in Pictures. I don't want my Pictures folder to be flooded by my screenshot so I changed it to a folder called 'Screenshots'. But ...
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Issue with Synaptic Package Manager cos of disco and bionic retro. It seems I may be tried to install Wine too [duplicate]

I have an issue with Synaptic Package Manager because of disco and bionic retros. It seems I may be tried to install Wine too. The error says that "Error: Opening the cache (E:Malformed entry 64 in ...
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screenshot now using $HOME not $HOME/Pictures

When I hit 'Print Scrn' my screenshots are in $HOME. I want to move them back tp ~/Pictures/. All online help says do this or that, some of it pretty scary, and much of it does nothing. Some say it ...
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Freeze screen before regional screenshot capture

I'm looking to imitate ShareX's behaviour in Gnome. I want the screen to freeze before I take a regional screenshot. It would also be nice to get other features of ShareX too, however, I'm not sure if ...
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Setup normal screeshot procedure?

If I press PrintScreen button, a Spectacle application starts and allows me to take screenshot with following key and mouse strokes. Can I make it proceed immediately, without additional actions? If ...
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How to take a screenshot with colors as they appear in night mode

I often find myself in situations where some images have nicer looking colors in the night-mode. I often want to screenshot them. Unfortunately, what I get is the original image. Is there any way to ...
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How to change default directory for storing screenshots via hotkeys? [duplicate]

I want to change the autosave directory for screenshots taken with hotkeys like Print Screen. I tried to update configs of gnome-screenshot, something like: gsettings set org.gnome.gnome-screenshot ...
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i don't find my screenshot anywhere

I am a beginner in Ubuntu and I don't find my screenshots in the picture's path until I go to the terminal and write "gnome-screenshot -i" and I am too lazy to write it every time. Can someone help ...
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How do I install mate-screenshot?

How do I install mate-screenshot? I have installed standard MATE from repositories on an Ubuntu 16.04 LTS system, this way: sudo apt install mate-desktop at this point, the option to select MATE at ...
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Lubuntu 19.04: why don't drawing tools work in lximage-qt?

When I take a screenshot (Graphics > Screenshot), the image of the screenshot automatically opens in lximage-qt and I'm allowed to save the image. There are options in the Edit menu to rotate or flip ...
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gnome-screenshot not making sound with -f option

When I run gnome-screenshot, the tool flashes the screen and takes a screenshot. When I run gnome-screenshot -f <location> which is supposed to save the screenshot at <location>, the ...
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How can I include the cursor in the screenshots created when PrtScr is pressed?

I want to make it so that when I press the print screen key on my keyboard, it actually includes the cursor. I know that it is calling gnome-screenshot, but I can't find any way to change the ...
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Where do Shift PrintScreen screenshots go in Ubuntu 18?

In Ubuntu 16 I was able to press Shift PrintScreen and select area on the screen to screenshot it. In Ubuntu 18 when I press Shift PrintScreen the similar mouse icon appears and I also can select an ...
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screenshot - missed option “Take a Screenshot of a Selected Area” on right-click on dock

In Ubuntu 16.04 there was the option "Take a Screenshot of a Selected Area" by right-click on the screenshot app on the dock. In Ubuntu 18.04 this option is gone away. How to restore it? The org....
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How can I save and copy a screenhot at the same time?

Ive been trying to use gnome-screenshot like so gnome-screenshot -acf $(date +%y_%h_%d_%H_%M_%S) if I use the copy argument gnome-screenshot will not save. Am I missing something?
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Screenshot program/tool that captures a specific monitor?

I'm struggling to find a screenshot program or tool that will capture a fullscreen screenshot on a specific display. There is many that give the option to capture a specific window, an area of the ...
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gsd-media-keys: Failed to save a screenshot: Timeout was reached Unable to save ubuntu 18.10 screenshot

Can anyone help me? My Ubuntu 18.10 can't take any screenshot with PrtSc keyboard button. After i push the PrtSc button, the gnome freeze. After some sec, gnome-shell restart itself. This is syslog ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 shortcut keys not saving screenshots

Using Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME and when I press printscreen it saves the file to my 'Pictures' folder. But when I press ctrl+shift+printscreen to select an area or even ctrl+shift it flashes like it ...
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Problem while taking screenshot in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I am using Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. In this system, while I want to take a screenshot of my entire screen of laptop, press prt sc key, then the photo is automatically saved in Picture folder. No option ...
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How do I take a screenshot in Ubuntu with a chromebook?

I'm using a Chromebook and this keyboard doesn't have a "Print" button, I'm just confused as to what I would use instead of that for taking a screenshot. Thanks!
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How can I highlight parts in a screenshot

High-level use case: Highlight parts in a screenshot I don't care if gimp or another tool gets used to solve this. Up to now, I do it like this: Super-key "screen..." choose application "Screenshot"...
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GIMP Screenshot issue with budgie

GIMP > File > Create > Screenshot... Does not select GIMP. Only a red animated dot is showing in the dock.
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Pressing PrintScreen to take a screenshot closes all open applications

On Ubuntu 18.10, when I use gnome-screenshot and press PrintScreen, the window log out automatically and close all apps. How to fix this problem?
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“import: unable to read X window image: Resource temporarily unavailable”

On Lubuntu 18.04, I am trying to take a screenshot of the current focused window. I am using import from Imagick following https://stackoverflow.com/a/32165476. It fails in a tab of lxterminal $ ...
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How do I capture PrtScr to define it as HotKey?

I want to define Shutter as my screenshot tool with PrtScr. When I follow these instructions, I need to select the hotkey. But when I press PrtScr to do that, PrtScr does its thing and takes a ...
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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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