Screenshot pipe to remote host, adding URL to clipboard, notifying when done. (without saving locally)

DATE=$(date +%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S)-$(($(date +%N)/10000000)); HOST=ssh_host; DEST=file_dest; URL=url/screenshot_$DATE.png; import -window root png:- | ssh $HOST "cat > $DEST/screenshot_$DATE.png"; echo $URL | xclip; notify-send -u low "Title" "Message"
Requires you to have password free login to remote host ;) Requires xclip and notify-send (If you want to put into clipboard and be notified when action is completed). DATE=$(date +%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S)-$(($(date +%N)/10000000)); HOST="ssh host of your choice"; DEST="destination folder without trailing slash"; URL="URL for file if uploaded to web enabled dir ie. import -window root png:- | ssh $HOST "cat > $DEST/screenshot_$DATE.png"; echo $URL | xclip; notify-send -u low "Screenshot Taken" "Entire screen.\nCopied to clipboard"
Sample Output
DATE=$(date +%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S)-$(($(date +%N)/10000000)); HOST=swordfischer.com; DEST=/home/swordfischer/public_html; URL=https://swordfischer.com/upload/screenshot_$DATE.png; import -window root png:- | ssh $HOST "cat > $DEST/screenshot_$DATE.png"; echo $URL | xclip; notify-send -u low "Screenshot Taken" "Entire screen.\nCopied to clipboard"

https://swordfischer.com/upload/screenshot_2011-08-13_02-32-55-74.png

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2011-08-13 00:40:36

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very interesting command, I'll try once the next day with my end users
0disse0 · 357 weeks ago
where do the 'xclip' and 'notify-send' programs come from? They're not installed by default on my Ubuntu nor CentOS workstations.
Mozai · 356 weeks and 2 days ago

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