Scrot screen capture utility.

Introduction

Scrot is a simple screen capture utility that can be easily and transparently integrate into any window managers. Scrot record files in the favorite folder with unique names like "2011-08-03-220334_1024x768_scrot.png" instantly after pressing hotkey.

Installation

Run in a terminal:

sudo apt-get install scrot

Integration

Gnome

in the pipeline...

KDE

in the pipeline...

Xfce4

in the pipeline...

Openbox

Open the configuration file "~/.config/openbox/rc.xml" and add the following before </keyboard> line.

   <keybind key="Print">
      <action name="Execute">
        <execute>scrot -e 'mv $f ~/Pictures/'</execute>
      </action>
    </keybind>

–°ommand

scrot -e 'mv $f ~/Pictures/'

between <execute></execute> tags move screenshots in a folder "Pictures" in your local home folder. Change the path on the way you like!


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Scrot (last edited 2011-09-17 17:57:50 by tom6)