- Take a screenshot and save it to the default location, normally
- Take a screenshot and save it to the named file location:
gnome-screenshot --file path/to/file
- Take a screenshot and save it to the clipboard:
- Take a screenshot after the specified number of seconds:
gnome-screenshot --delay 5
- Launch the GNOME Screenshot GUI:
- Take a screenshot of the current window and save it to the specified file location:
gnome-screenshot --window --file path/to/file
- Take a screenshot after the specified number of seconds and save it to the clipboard:
gnome-screenshot --delay 10 --clipboard
- Display the version:
gnome-screenshot [ -c ] [ -w ] [ -a ] [ -b ] [ -B ] [ -p ] [ -d SECONDS ] [ -e EFFECT ] [ -i ] [ -f FILENAME ] [ --display DISPLAY ]
gnome-screenshot is a GNOME utility for taking screenshots of the entire screen, a window or a user-defined area of the screen.
- -c, --clipboard
Send the grab directly to the clipboard.
- -w, --window
Grab the current active window instead of the entire screen.
- -a, --area
Grab an area of the screen instead of the entire screen.
- -b, --include-border
Include the window border within the screenshot. Note: This option is deprecated and window border is always included.
- -B, --remove-border
Remove the window border from the screenshot. Note: This option is deprecated and window border is always included.
- -p, --include-pointer
Include the pointer with the screenshot.
- -d, --delay=SECONDS,
Take the screenshot after the specified delay [in seconds].
- -e, --border-effect=EFFECT,
Add an effect to the outside of the screenshot border. EFFECT can be “shadow” (adding drop shadow), “border” (adding rectangular space around the screenshot), “vintage” (desaturating the screenshot slightly, tinting it and adding rectangular space around it) or “none” (no effect). Default is “none”. Note: This option is deprecated and is assumed to be “none”.
- -i, --interactive
Interactively set options in a dialog.
- -f, --file=FILENAME
Save screenshot directly to this file.
X display to use.
- -?, -h, --help
Show a summary of the available options.
In addition, the usual GTK+ command line options apply. See the output of --help for details.
This manual page was written by Christian Marillat <email@example.com> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
Updated by Theppitak Karoonboonyanan <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Tom Feiner <email@example.com>, Cosimo Cecchi <firstname.lastname@example.org> and others.