Re: unable to take screenshots
Which window did you select for the screen shot? You didn't use the
'-root' argument, so I assume you didn't want the full screen...
In any case, try the tools individually before trying to bundle
them up in pipelines.
<click on xterm>
/tmp/xwd.out: XWD X Window Dump image data, "digbyt@voyager3: /home/digbyt/d", 659x316x8
to make sure xwd does what you expect before trying to convert to
On Wed, Feb 22, 2006 at 09:46:47AM -0500, kamaraju kusumanchi wrote:
> Hi all
> Using Debian unstable, KDE 3.5.1, installed from official debian
> I used
> xwd |convert - screenshot.jpg
> $ls -al screenshot.jpg
> -rw-r--r-- 1 rajulocal rajulocal 1166 2006-02-22 09:40 screenshot.jpg
> But then when I view this image using display or kview or showimg etc.,
> there is no image. It is just a blank page.
> I also tried taking the screen shots with ksnapshot, gimp but both of
> these exhibit the same behavior (blank image file). Where is the
> problem? What is the solution?
> Kamaraju S Kusumanchi
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