Screen capture on Linux

Theerasak Photha hanumizzle at
Sun Oct 22 15:29:41 CEST 2006

On 10/21/06, Grant Edwards <grante at> wrote:
> On 2006-10-21, Sai Krishna M <saikrishbe at> wrote:
> > On 10/21/06, Paolo Pantaleo <paolopantaleo at> wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >>
> >> I need to capture a screen snapshot in Linux. PIL has a module
> ImageMagick has a command-line program named "import" that you
> might be able to use.

import -window root something.png

You can also try ksnapshot, gnome-panel-screenshor, shutterbug if you
have the FOX toolkit installed, or---ULCH---xwd as a last resort.

-- Theerasak

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