To take a screenshot of your beautiful desktop you could either try pressing the 'Prt Scr' key (print screen) on the keyboard.... or if that fails (and it sometimes does) then try this.
Open a console and type the following:-
import -window root filename.extWhere filename.ext is the filename you want to give to your work of art. You can then check the directory you are in, and there will be the screenshot waiting for you.
If you want to add a delay BEFORE the shot is taken (so you can move stuff out of the way) then add a sleep command as follows:-
sleep 3s; import -window root screenshot.pngThe above waits 3 seconds before taking the screenshot and saves it in PNG format. That's it, have fun
Edited by anyweb, 27 August 2005 - 10:43 PM.