How To Take Screenshots Without an Image Editor+snapshot-screen source
#!/bin/sh # # snapshot-screen # # Author: Ariel Millennium Thornton # Date: 2016-04-03 # # Snap a screenshot and save it automatically. The pointer arrow will # change to a crosshair. Click on a window to snap a shot of that # window without WM decorations, or click on the root window to snap a # shot of the whole screen. # # Requirements: # # ImageMagick for the `convert` utility. # feh for post-snapshot preview. # # Edit this variable to point to the directory where you want your # screen snapshots to live. # snapshotdir="${HOME}/pictures/snapshots" # If you want your snapshots to be named something other than # "snapshotXXX.png" then change this variable. You don't need to. # prefix="${snapshotdir}/snapshot" # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # mkdir -p "${snapshotdir}" # Save in lossless PNG and reasonably-compressed lossy JPG formats. suffixpng=".png" suffixjpg=".jpg" i=1 # Cycle through numbers to find the first not used. freenamepng="" while [ -z ${freenamepng} ] do filenamepng="${prefix}${i}${suffixpng}" filenamejpg="${prefix}${i}${suffixjpg}" # Check if the filename with either suffix already exists. if [ ! -e "${filenamepng}" ] then if [ ! -e "${filenamejpg}" ] then # If neither one exists, use these names. freenamepng="${filenamepng}" freenamejpg="${filenamejpg}" else # Cycle to the next number if either one is already used. # It doesn't matter if one is used and the other not. i=$(( ${i} + 1 )) fi # else i=$(( ${i} + 1 )) fi # done echo "Snapshot filenames: ${freenamepng} and ${freenamejpg}" convert X: ${freenamepng} convert ${freenamepng} ${freenamejpg} # Preview screenshot. Comment out or delete this command if you don't # want a preview or don't have feh installed. feh -g 800x450 -. ${freenamejpg} # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # # Copyright (c) 2016, Ariel Millennium Thornton # All rights reserved. # # Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without # modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions are # met: # # 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright # notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. # # 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright # notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the # documentation and/or other materials provided with the # distribution. # # THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS AND CONTRIBUTORS # "AS IS" AND ANY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT # LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR # A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT # HOLDER OR CONTRIBUTORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, # SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT NOT # LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, # DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY # THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT # (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE # OF THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. #

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