capture selected window

import -window `xwininfo | awk '/Window id/{print $4; exit}'` `uuidgen`.png

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By: kev
2011-11-23 03:48:40

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+1 interesting. Would it be possible to use this command to capture screens from a remote computer, which obviously is active on access via ssh?
0disse0 · 360 weeks and 3 days ago
@0disse0 Yes, for example: DISPLAY=:0.0 scrot -s /tmp/file.png
Viorel · 359 weeks and 2 days ago
Should flag this with 'ImageMagick' since 'import' comes with that suite of programs.
Mozai · 358 weeks and 3 days ago

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