ssh user@remote-host "DISPLAY=:0.0 import -window root -format png -"|display -format png -

Remote screenshot

Admittedly, I'd never have thought of this without the earlier examples, but here's one that you can execute from your workstation to just display the image from another, without separately doing a file transfer, etc. By the way, I hear a loud beep coming from the other room, so I guess it's not too stealthy :-D

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By: splante
2011-04-08 01:07:41
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dtolj · 370 weeks and 6 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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