gnome-screenshot - capture the screen, a window, or an user-defined area and save the snapshot image to a file.
2. SYNOPSIS ▲
gnome-screenshot [ -w ] [ -a ] [ -b ] [ -B ] [ \fB-d SECONDS\fB ] [ \fB-e EFFECT\fB ] [ -i ] [ \fB--display DISPLAY\fB ]
3. DESCRIPTION ▲
gnome-screenshot is a GNOME utility for taking screenshots of the entire screen, a window or an user-defined area of the screen, with optional beutifying border effects.
4. OPTIONS ▲
- -w, --window
Grab the current active window instead of the entire screen.
- -a, --area
Grab an area of the screen instead of the entire screen.
- -b, --include-border
Include the window border within the screenshot.
- -B, --remove-border
Remove the window border from the screenshot.
- \fB-d, --delay=SECONDS\fB,
Take the screenshot after the specified delay [in seconds].
- \fB-e, --effect=EFFECT\fB,
Add an effect to the outside of the screenshot border. EFFECT can be ``shadow'' (adding drop shadow), ``border'' (adding rectangular space around the screenshot) or ``none'' (no effect). Default is ``none''.
- -i, --interactive
Interactively set options in a dialog.
X display to use.
- -?, -h, --help
Show a summary of the available options.
In addition, the usual GTK+ and GNOME command line options apply. See the output of --help for details.
5. SEE ALSO ▲
6. AUTHOR ▲
This manual page was written by Christian Marillat <> for the Debian GNU/Linux system (but may be used by others).
Updated by Theppitak Karoonboonyanan <>, Tom Feiner <> and Cosimo Cecchi <>