Re: Screen savers screenshot
on Thu, Apr 10, 2003 at 08:21:44PM -0400, Antonio Rodriguez (email@example.com) wrote:
> I think I have installed a bunch of screen savers, probably all the
> available ones. But I haven't figured out yet how to capture some of the
> figures that come up. Some are awsome. Does anyone know?
Try (from memory):
( sleep 5; import -window root screenshot.png ) &
...which will launch a shell that sleeps for five seconds, then grabs a
screenshot of the root window, to background, while activating your
Or you can launch the screensaver hack in a normal window and grab the
image from there.
Third trick: run the hack with the '-root' switch, and set it as your
desktop background (some of us find this mildly distracting).
Karsten M. Self <firstname.lastname@example.org> http://kmself.home.netcom.com/
What Part of "Gestalt" don't you understand?
Integrity, we've heard of it: http://www.theregister.co.uk/