Capture the screen, a window - gnome-screenshot

Capture the screen, a window, or a user-defined area and save the image to a file. More information: gnome-screenshot - manned.org.

  • Take a screenshot and save it to the default location, normally ~/Pictures:

gnome-screenshot

  • 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:

gnome-screenshot --clipboard

  • Take a screenshot after the specified number of seconds:

gnome-screenshot --delay {{5}}

  • Launch the GNOME Screenshot GUI:

gnome-screenshot --interactive

  • 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 --version