How to make a screenshot?
Andrew L. Gould
algould at datawok.com
Fri Jun 4 10:47:58 PDT 2004
On Fri, 4 Jun 2004 19:29:41 +0200
Michal Pasternak <michal at pasternak.w.lub.pl> wrote:
> Andrew L. Gould [Fri, Jun 04, 2004 at 12:17:10PM -0500]:
> > I flubbed my first attempt with xwd -- I need to spend more time
> > with it's man page.
> xwd | xwdtopnm | pnmtojpeg > foo.jpg
> ... and xli (xloadimage) for lightweight image viewing program.
> Gimp, ImageMagick, ksnapshot are too heavyweight IMO if you just want
> a screenshot.
Today, getting it done for the first time, quickly, was the priority.
The hardware had idle resources; I did not.
Tonight, the part of me that has always been fascinated by piping will
revisit the commands you provided above.
Thank you for your help,
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