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Scrot: A Command Line Tool to Take Desktop/Server Screenshots Automatically in Linux

Sep 18, 2015, 12:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ravi Saive)

Scrot (SCReenshOT) is an open source, powerful and flexible, command line utility for taking screen shots of your Desktop, Terminal or a Specific Window manually or automatically by Cron job. Scrot is similar to Linux import command, but uses the imlib2 library to capture and save images. It supports multiple image formats (JPG, PNG, GIF, etc), which you can specify while taking screen shots by using the tool.

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