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Gnome has built-in capability to make a screenshot. Simply press: Gnome has built-in capability to make a screenshot (package DebPkg:gnome-utils). Simply press:
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More options are available in "Gnome Application Menu/Acessories/Take Screenshot" (like delayed screen shot).
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Read gnome help page for more information.  {i} Read gnome-screenshot manpage and "Take Screenshot" help page for more information.
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HelpWanted

How to make a screenshot under Debian ?

Using Gnome

Gnome has built-in capability to make a screenshot (package gnome-utils). Simply press:

  • "Print Screen" key to take a screenshot of the whole screen.
  • Alt+"Print Screen" key to take a screenshot of the current active window.

inline:gnome.png More options are available in "Gnome Application Menu/Acessories/Take Screenshot" (like delayed screen shot).

  • {i} Read gnome-screenshot manpage and "Take Screenshot" help page for more information.

Using KDE

KDE has the capability to make a screenshot (using package ksnapshot). Simply press:

  • "Print Screen" key to take a screenshot of the whole screen.

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Read ksnapshot handbook for more information.

Console / Xterm

Rather that making a graphical snapshot of the console/command line or X-window terminal, it's usually better to copy the actual text content (select the region with a mouse).

Console

To you use the mouse on the Console screen, you need to install gpm (run apt-get install gpm).

  • Select the region to copy by pressing the mouse's left-button, then drag.
  • Open your favorite text editor, then paste the selected text using the right button.

advanced tip: if you don't want to use a text editor, you can run cat > /tmp/outfile.txt, then paste the content using right-button, then press Ctrl-D (once).

Other Tools

Debian provides some other (advanced) tools to make screenshot, including gimp .