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Easily create and share X screen shots (local webserver version)

Terminal - Easily create and share X screen shots (local webserver version)
scrot -e 'mv $f \$HOME/public_html/shots/; echo "http://\$HOSTNAME/~\$USER/shots/$f" | xsel -i; feh `xsel -o`'
2009-03-26 11:32:09
User: penpen
Functions: echo
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Easily create and share X screen shots (local webserver version)

A web server using $HOME/public_html as user directory is required, $HOME/public_html/shots must exist and have appropriate access rights and $HOSTNAME must be known to and accessible from the outside world.

The command uses scrot to create a screen shot, moves it to the screen shot directory, uses xsel to copy the URL to the paste buffer (so that you can paste it with a middle click) and finally uses feh to display a preview of the screen shot.

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to easly bin a webserver in one command just do:

cd $HOME/public_html;

python -c "import SimpleHTTPServer;SimpleHTTPServer.test()"

have fun!

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