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`'
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. Assign this command to a key combination or an icon in whatever panel you use.

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By: penpen
2009-03-26 11:32:09

What Others Think

to easly bin a webserver in one command just do: cd $HOME/public_html; python -c "import SimpleHTTPServer;SimpleHTTPServer.test()" have fun!
hypnojazz · 495 weeks and 4 days ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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