Using screenshot command to capture screenshot in Ubuntu. Here is “how to take screenshot in Ubuntu terminal?” Screenshot command in Linux is a screen capture command which is used to get screenshot in Ubuntu Systems.
Shortcut key to take screenshot in Ubuntu
Type the command “gnome-screenshot” to take screenshot. This command in similar to use print screen or using screenshot tool.
Capture the Current Window:
Type the command “gnome-screenshot -w” to take screenshot of th current window. It is similar to take screenshot of the current active window.
$ gnome-screenshot -w
Take Screenshot After Some Time Delay:
To take screenshot after some delay in seconds, use the command “gnome-screenshot -w -d 2” to take screenshot. The option -d 2 is used for take screenshot after a delay of 2 seconds.
$ gnome-screenshot -w -d 2
Capture a Particular Window Area:
To take screenshot of a particular window area, use the -a option with the command “gnome-screenshot”.
$ gnome-screenshot -a
Take Screenshot With or Without Window Border:
You can also take screenshot with or without screen window border – including or excluding the window border. Type the command “gnome-screenshot” with -b/-B options.
Including the window border:
$ gnome-screenshot -w -b
Excluding the window border:
$ gnome-screenshot -w -B