[Image-SIG] Re: ImageGrab.grab for Linux/Unix?
fredrik at pythonware.com
Wed Sep 22 11:48:41 CEST 2004
Erik Max Francis wrote:
> Are there any plans in the near future to port ImageGrab.grab to
> Linux/Unix? Failing that, has anyone thrown together a module that can
> do this?
it's not on my list (mostly because bitmap handling under X windows is
such a mess), but contributions are surely welcome.
in the meantime, you could probably use
os.system("import ... tempfile.ppm")
im = Image.open("tempfile.ppm")
(requires ImageMagick, which is usually present on Linux systems)
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