Screen recording utility

Peter Risdon peter at
Wed Sep 22 13:00:55 PDT 2004

Daniela wrote:
> I'm looking for a tool to record everything that can be seen on a given X 
> display. Ideally, it should have support for limiting recording to a single 
> window, but that's not strictly necessary. About four years ago I used 
> Camtasia on Windoze for this, and I need something that produces a similar 
> result, preferably a neat small command line tool.

ksnapshot does pretty much what you want. I tested it under fluxbox too, 
and it works fine there.

Lots to install if you don't want kde for anything else, though.


Peter Risdon,
the circle squared

network systems and software

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