X11 screen grabber from cmd line

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Fri May 10 06:09:42 UTC 2013

On Thu, 9 May 2013 20:41:45 +0200, Matthias Apitz wrote:
> Do we have something in the ports which could do a screen shoot of $DISPLAY, but
> from the cmd line of an alpha console, and save it as PNG or JPEG?

	% xwd -out screen.xwd
	% convert screen.xwd screen.png
	% convert screen.xwd screen.jpg

But if you've got installed ImageMagic (the "convert" command)
anyway, you can also use

	% import screen.jpg
	% import screen.png

For a whole screen capture, "xwd -root" or "import -screen" can
be used.

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