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Date:      Fri, 10 May 2013 09:29:07 +0200
From:      Matthias Apitz <guru@unixarea.de>
To:        Matthew Seaman <matthew@freebsd.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: X11 screen grabber from cmd line
Message-ID:  <20130510072906.GA1446@tiny.Sisis.de>
In-Reply-To: <518CA081.3080308@freebsd.org>
References:  <20130509184144.GA1354@tiny.Sisis.de> <20130510080943.8ff99fa2.freebsd@edvax.de> <518CA081.3080308@freebsd.org>

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El día Friday, May 10, 2013 a las 08:23:45AM +0100, Matthew Seaman escribió:

> You're somewhat missing the point here, I'm afraid.  There are many
> alternatives for grabbing screen shots from *within* an X session
> itself.  What the OP wants is a way to grab a screenshot of an X session
> from a different, non-graphical terminal.
> 

Exactly! But, more: the launched tool (which has access via $DISPLAY to
the X server) must grab the screen *without* any further interaction on
the screen (i.e. selecting a region or a mouse click is not an option);

thanks for all the pointers, I will test and see what fits;

	matthias
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