How does screenshot work in an OS running Xorg
thomas.luebking at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 13:40:28 PDT 2014
On Dienstag, 11. März 2014 21:06:20 CEST, Hongze Zhao wrote:
> Hi List,
> I am curious about how screenshot in an OS running Xorg works? I guess
> Linux does not provide such a system call or interface. Is screenshot
> implemented by calling a special xorg interface?
As user tool, xwd should be available everywhere (?), the DEs provide their own utils and there're plenty of other tools to provide this, but afaik no common call to trigger the desktop aware screenshot utility.
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