By neildaemond, an 'any-stack' hacking grasshopper.
Taking notes while tinkering
screenshot from command line
Wed, Aug 12, 2015 in /quick-tips/
If you have ImageMagick installed, you can use:
to then select an image window via a mouse. Or, the pure command line method of:
import filename.png -window root
to take a snapshot of the whole screen.
-window root option to take a screenshot of the whole screen, Its said to work with x window system. see
man import for more options.
I like to use this when creating posts on this blog, since I’m using a static site generator, Hugo which builds from markdown. Now, I can tab into another cmd line and import in an image to use directly.
Testing it out, I get: