[Sugar-devel] [Dextrose] Request to review documentation required for SL #2372

Bernie Innocenti bernie at codewiz.org
Wed Oct 20 20:08:12 EDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-20 at 20:43 +0530, Anurag Chowdhury wrote:
> Two screenshots were taken from camera as the screen shots of those
> two screens coudnt be saved as just after taking those two screenshots
> the journal gets restored and we lose our previous data of the journal
> which includes those two screenshots. Also It was not possible to take
> screenshots of the in-progress operation as the backup and restore
> operation completes in very few sceonds so I coudnt capture such a
> near instantaneous operation.

One trick would be running xwd from the command line, with by a fixed
delay to give you enough time to get to the screen you want to capture.
Something like this:

  sleep 10 && xwd | convert - screen_capture.png

You can also use the screenshots I've uploaded to the wiki.

> Restore from school server was not documented as we coudnt generate
> that situation at our workplace.

You'd first need to setup a schoolserver, which can be done in 30
minutes on a recycled PC. having a schoolserver around is crucial to
test backups, collaboration and a number of other features needed by

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