taking a screenshot in ubuntu 10.10?

Tony Pursell ajp at princeswalk.fsnet.co.uk
Sat Oct 2 15:02:29 UTC 2010

On Sat, 2010-10-02 at 10:43 -0400, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   for the first time, trying to take some simple screenshots in my
> pre-maverick (dist-upgraded) system and a couple observations.

What do you mean by 'pre-maverick (dist-upgraded)' - Lucid or Maverick
beta, or what?

>   first, Alt-PrtSc is allegedly supposed to take a shot of the single
> active window, but i don't see that it has any effect whatsoever.  is
> this working for anyone else?

On Lucid I get a 'Save Screenshot' dialogue to name and where to save
the screen shot (default is 'Desktop').

>   also, from the menus, if i select Apps->Accessories->Take
> Screenshot, that operation appears to work but i have no idea where it
> would have stored the image -- there is no feedback whatever.

I don't have this in my menu.

>   thoughts?
> rday


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