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

Sascha Silbe sascha-ml-reply-to-2010-3 at silbe.org
Thu Oct 21 03:51:59 EDT 2010

Excerpts from Bernie Innocenti's message of Thu Oct 21 02:08:12 +0200 2010:

[Taking screen shots]
> 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

If you're already relying on ImageMagick (ships convert), why not use

( sleep 10 && import screen_capture.png )

If you got sshd running (don't know if Dextrose enables it by default)
you can ssh in and trigger the screen shot from remote:

DISPLAY=:0 import screen_capture.png

Or you can do the same from the text console (press

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