How to take a screenshot from the command line on Linux

There are various flavors of Linux screenshot utilities, including desktop-specific screenshot programs (e.g., KSnapshot for KDE, gnome-screenshot for GNOME, Screenshooter for Xfce), or general screenshot utilities (e.g., Shutter). One of unique screenshot utilities is Scrot (short for “SCReen shOT”), which is a command-line screenshot utility. While its interface is minimalistic, Scrot is, feature-wise, as powerful […]
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How to record screen activities on Android

Suppose you want to record and replay screen activities on Android device, as part of app demonstration or app review. While there are several Android apps that can record screen natively, they have a number of drawbacks, such as software bugs, device incompatibility, or root requirement etc. If you don’t mind connecting your Android device […]
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How to take a screenshot of video on Android

If you want to capture a screenshot on Android device, there are device-specific ways to grab a screenshot via built-in hardware buttons. For example, on HTC devices, you hold the “Power” button, and then press the “Home” button. On Samsung Charger, you hold the “Back” button, and then press the “Home” button. However, if you […]
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How to take a screenshot while desktop menu is open on Ubuntu

On Ubuntu Desktop, you can take a screenshot simply by pressing “Print Screen” key. By default, the key is set to trigger gnome-screenshot program to capture current desktop screen. However, if you attempt to take a screenshot while any Unity menu or X11 application’s built-in menu is open, you will notice that “Print Screen” key […]
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