Screen Grab Utility

Mark Chandler mcl at
Thu Aug 2 18:56:15 CEST 2007

On Thu, Aug 02, 2007 at 11:23:03AM -0500, Ricky wrote:
> There's a screen grab utility on your Neo (at least on the more recent
> builds) that I found by reading through the build tree.  It's at
> /usr/bin/fbgrab.  It might be useful for showing off screen images to your
> friends or for submitting bugs.
> To grab the current screen image, just ssh over and run "fbgrab filename.png".
> The home page for this utility is at
> I'm not sure how or where this should be documented in the wiki.
> Also - if you are interested in how the GUI / Window Manager starts up, I've
> tried to start documenting it at

That's a great tip.  I'm looking forward to screen grabbing and blogging my experiences . It might also be handy for problem diagnosis.

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