"Both KDE and GNOME are full of helpful small applications for
specific tasks. "Screen-Grabbers" are applications that will take a
picture of your desktop or a window on your desktop, and save the
picture as an image file, like a PNG or JPG."
"What can screen-grabbers be useful for? Well, for one thing,
they make documenting applications a lot easier. And of course,
technical writers like myself find them indispensable. Linux
desktop users can also take advantage of these screen-grabbers to
capture error messages for hunting down the solution to
"The two programs that I'll be showing you in this article are
desktop specific. KSnapshot is a KDE screen grabber, which will
also run fine under GNOME. Screen-shooter is a GNOME applet that
can sit on the GNOME Panel. Screen-shooter has a few advantages to
Snapshot as well which we'll talk about a little later. First,
let's look at the KDE screen-grabber KSnapshot. (For those of you
who are curious, I'm using Mandrake 7.2 on a Gateway 133Mhz Pentium
computer with 64 MEG of RAM for my demonstrations.)"
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