1

Raspbian, with kernel 4.4.38, and pixel desktop fails to take screen shot when I press the Print screen button. I don't know what the normal key-binding for the print-screen button is. in other Desktop environments, I might call a screenshot applet (like gnome-screenshot, or mate-screenshot) when pressing the screen-shot button, but i do not know what the name of that application would be in pixel.

Does pixel have a default screen-shot application?

2

I believe the default Screenshot application is scrot, but it is a terminal application. Pixel runs scrot in the background which listens for the PrntScreen key.

Try opening a terminal and running scrot. Then check in the directory you're in for an image file...your screenshot.

  • I don't evidently have scrot installed, but I will try installing it. – j0h Jan 19 '17 at 15:13

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.