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capture selected window

Terminal - capture selected window
import -window `xwininfo | awk '/Window id/{print $4; exit}'` `uuidgen`.png
2011-11-23 03:48:40
User: kev
Functions: awk
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capture selected window

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scrot -s /tmp/file.png
2011-11-24 20:00:13
User: bugmenot
Tags: scrot
1

I think, this is a shorter one :)

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interesting. Would it be possible to use this command to capture screens from a remote computer, which obviously is active on access via ssh?

Comment by 0disse0 187 weeks and 6 days ago

@0disse0 Yes, for example:

DISPLAY=:0.0 scrot -s /tmp/file.png
Comment by Viorel 186 weeks and 5 days ago

Should flag this with 'ImageMagick' since 'import' comes with that suite of programs.

Comment by Mozai 185 weeks and 6 days ago

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