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Linux tip: How to take a screenshot without X (GUI), just from console

Jan 09, 2009, 17:33 (0 Talkback[s])

"The chvt command changes the virtual terminal, and the sleep command gives it a while to redraw the screen. The import command then captures the whole display and saves it to a file before the final chvt command sticks you back in the virtual terminal again. Make sure you type the whole command on one line."

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