|scrot(1)||command line screen capture utility||scrot(1)|
scrot [options] [file]
Some features of the scrot:
- support to multiple image formats (JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.).
- optimization of the screen shots image quality.
- capture a specific window or a rectangular area on the screen with the help of switch.
scrot also can be used to monitor a desktop PC in admin absent and register unwanted activities.
- -h, --help
- Display help output and exit.
- -v, --version
- Output version information and exit.
- -a, --autoselect
- Non-interactively choose a rectangle of x,y,w,h.
- -b, --border
- When selecting a window, grab wm border too.
- -c, --count
- Display a countdown when used with delay.
- -d, --delay NUM
- Wait NUM seconds before taking a shot.
- -e, --exec APP
- Exec APP on the saved image.
- -q, --quality NUM
- Image quality (1-100) high value means high size, low compression. Default: 75. (Effect differs depending on file format chosen).
- -m, --multidisp
- For multiple heads, grab shot from each and join them together.
- -s, --select
- Interactively select a window or rectangle with the mouse.
- -u, --focused
- Use the currently focused window.
- -t, --thumb NUM
- Generate thumbnail too. NUM is the percentage of the original size for the thumbnail to be.
- -z, --silent
- Prevent beeping.
$f image path/filename (ignored when used in the filename) $n image name (ignored when used in the filename) $s image size (bytes) (ignored when used in the filename) $p image pixel size $w image width $h image height $t image format $$ print a literal '$' \n print a newline (ignored when used in the filename)
- scrot '%Y-%m-%d_$wx$h.png' -e 'mv $f ~/shots/'
- This would create a file called something like 2000-10-30_2560x1024.png and move it to your shots directory.
Currently, source code and newer versions are available at https://github.com/resurrecting-open-source-projects/scrot
|12 Feb. 2019||scrot-0.9|