Questions tagged [screenshot]

For questions about images taken by the computer to record the items on the monitor or other output device. This is a digital image taken by software running on the computer.

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How can I take a screenshot with eOS installed on a MacBook?

I have installed elementaryOS Hera on a MacBook. The issue is that it is not possible to take a screenshot using the shortcut 'print' key, because MacBooks do not have a 'print' key. Instead, I have ...
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How to disable the screenshot sound?

So, one of the sound effects that I don't like is the screenshot sound with the elementary screenshot app when you press the printscreen key. I found out that disabling the "Play sound" tick ...
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Screen Recorder for Freya

Recently I installed istanbul Screen recorder from Software center. But its not working for me. even many commented there its not opening. So someone suggest me good screen recorder and good to use it ...
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Screenshot of Postman does not contain a window frame nor shadow

Elementary contains the defualt app "Screenshot", which allows to take screenshots of apps' windows. When I take a screenshot of say Files app, it looks like that: However, a screenshot of ...
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Take screenshot with context menu open

I am trying to take a screenshot of an application with the context menu open. However, pressing PrtScn on my keyboard doesn't seem to work with the context menu open. It works fine when it's closed -...
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Change the folder where screenshots are saved

When taking a screenshot using prt sc the screenshot is saved to the pictures folder. Instead of saving them in pictures I would like them to be saved to another folder instead. How can I do this?
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How to change default folder for saving screenshots?

The Issue How do I change the default folder where (whole screen) screenshots are saved when print key is pressed? By default, it is set to ~/Pictures/Screenshots/ but I want to specify another ...
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Flameshot Screenshot App

I'm using 5.0 Juno Linux 4.15.0-64-generic GTK 3.22.30 I'm installing Flameshot-Screenshot App from this web https://flameshot.js.org/#/getting-start]1 I like this application because it's very ...
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Screenshot app with option to take shots with specified pixel dimensions

I am using the screenshot app that comes with elementary. Love it for its simplicity and works a treat, but I feel its missing a feature. Namely, I would like the ability to take a screenshot based ...
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Problem with playing screen record videos in a new installation of eOS 5.0

Recently I have been doing several tests with different packages on Elementary 5 to find the set that best meets my work needs. A few days ago, I recorded some videos using the Screen Recorder tool (...
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Screenshot Quality

Is there a way to increase the quality of the screenshots that are taken by the default Screenshot application, the pictures have a very low quality especially when they are zoomed. I have a screen ...
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screenshot is not saved to clipboard

To save the area to the clipboard, I have the default key combination Shift+Ctrl+Printscreen. Then I cut the area, but there is nothing in the clipboard (check via Ctrl+V). It happened a week ago.
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How do I change the folder where screenshots are saved? [duplicate]

Currently, when I take a screenshot using the shortcut keys (PrtSc, Shift+PrtSc, etc.), it is always saved to ~/Pictures. I would like it to save to ~/Pictures/Screenshots. Using dconf-editor, I ...
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All text on my screen is concealed after screenshot app crashed

I was taking screenshots with "conceal text" enabled, And it crashed while taking a screenshot. Now all text on my screen is concealed. Even after restarting. I tried taking screenshots again with "...
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Screenshot tool messed up system wide fonts

I was using the standard screenshot tool that comes default. I must have encountered a bug somehow because it cause all system fonts to turn into this squiggling lines as seen in my image. I tried ...
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How to launch Screenshot by typing the PrintScreen key?

How do I change the behavior of the PrntScrn-key such that it launches the Screenshot application? The default behavior for the PrntScrn-key on my computer is to take a screen shot of the whole ...
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Loki - Media Keys, Shortcuts, Volume Keys broken

As per the recent Reddit post, some of the Hotkeys cannot be assigned as shortcuts and the Screenshot shortcuts do not work at all no matter which shortcut combo is selected. My Xiaomi Mibook has ...
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I keep finding random screenshots in the Pictures folder

As the title says, the random screenshots are placed in the Pictures folder, and not in Pictures/Screenshots/ where the screenshots I take are saved. Checked the internet before posting this, couldn't ...
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Screenshot of an Area Keyboard Shortcut

I am able to use keyboard shortcuts to take a screenshot of my entire screen (which automatically saves in the Pictures folder - side question how do I change where it saves?). When I try to use the ...
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How can I take a screenshot of a window without the background?

When I take a window screenshot, it looks like this: How can I make it look like this:
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screenshot-tool crashed and my system is stuck with obscured text

I was using the nice screenshot-tool on elementary loki and after taking a screenshot of a window it crashed without prompting for saving the screenshot. Now my system is stuck with the obscured text, ...
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PrtScn not working natively [duplicate]

I have a Xiaomi Notebook Air, and my PrtScn Key do not work. xinput test dont catch any event when I press PrtScn. So i don't know if I can do something. I'm asking for your help ! (sorry for my bad ...
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Open Broadcaster Software and Shutter only capturing the background (eOS Freya) [closed]

Ever since I installed elementary OS, I couldn't get Open Broadcaster Software and Shutter working properly. They only capture the background. When asked Shutter to capture the wingpanel, it captures ...
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Screen tears getting caught in various places

I've been experiencing a problem with OBS recently, as it was adding horrible screen tearing to videos in certain applications. Here's a video example. However today I took a screenshot, and I ...
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Unable to Screenshot using keyboard shortcut on elementary OS 0.4 Loki [closed]

I recently installed elementary OS 0.4 Loki. The language of my OS is English but I use the Spanish (from Spain) keyboard. I've been using elementary OS since Luna and this hasn't happened to me ...
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unable to take screenshot [duplicate]

I'm unable to take screenshots using the print screen button , and when i tried changing the settings also noticed you can't assign single key for the same , this used to work perfectly in freya . p.s ...
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Screenshot with rightclick [closed]

This seems to be system wide and only with "elementary right click" windows. So for example, in chromium if you right click, you can still take screenshots. To reproduce: 1. Open any elementary ...
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Screenshots on Freya only capture background wallpaper [closed]

Everytime I take a screenshot the result is only the background image. Doesn't matter I do it via print key or open the tool itself. It does the same for opened windows when hitting ALT+Prt Sc no ...
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I wonder why I have always failed to add screenshot-tool ppa ? Please help

Every time I would install the screenshot tool and add PPA, always fail?
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Name of default screenshot tool in Freya?

After reading this question, I attempted to launch the default screenshot tool via the terminal (for debugging) but I couldn't find out what the name was. I tried with screen* but nothing came up.
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Change default screenshot utility

Currently elementary OS Freya uses gnome-screenshot as its default screenshot utility. This has an annoying bug were screenshots of active windows will show the background around the border. I've ...
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Black screenshots on elementary OS Freya x64 with AMD graphics drivers

Since I installed Freya on my PC every screenshot I take using 'print screen' key is black. I also tried using 'import' command with different options, but it only made opened windows visible on the ...
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How can I take screenshots with a delay? [closed]

Sometimes I have to take multiple screenshots because when you trace the area, it highlights the area with a light-blue tint, and the screenshot is too fast and it catches that blue tint. Eventually ...
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How to take screenshots at shutdown?

I have a shutdown problem similar to this one: Freya cannot shutdown. init: wait for state plymouth shutdownlightdm killed by TERM signal However, there is plenty of output before the final line when ...
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Screenshot utility does not work [closed]

When im trying to make a screenshot with the standard screenshot utility on elementary OS (Version: 0.2.1 "Luna" ( 32-bit )) the window flashes and the picture saved is just my desktop background (or ...
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Is there an elementary HIG-compliant screenshot app?

Shutter is nice, but it's not an elementary-styled app, and it's a bit hefty at times. Is there an alternative for quick screen-shots?