Taking Screenshots with Firefox from the Linux Command Line. Your device captures the entire screen and saves it as a photo. Note that the new Snipping Tool command-line argument and the Winkey + Shift + S feature are available in Windows 10 Creators Update preview build 14997 / 15002 onwards, and these features would make it to the final release which is expected in March or April 2017. hold down Sleep/Wake: then immediately press and release Home = The screen flashes white. You can use them to get the exact screenshot you want. Which one is the Sleep/Wake button? Write: screenshot and press Enter in order to take a screenshot. Is there something else I could try? To fully answer the question, you can even save the whole page, not only the visible part of it: screenshot --fullpage And to copy the screenshot to clipboard, use --clipboard option: Permalink Posted 14-Jan-16 15:00pm Press Shift+F2 or go to Tools > Web Developer > Developer Toolbar to open a command line. Method 5: Taking screenshot in Linux using command line tools. Type the command “gnome-screenshot” with -b/-B options. I'm MOST CERTAINLY NOT looking for third-party programs that can be run from the command prompt that take a screen shot, so don't bother posting them. Very handy feature. One of the better features of the Grab utility is that it lets you take screenshots on a timer, so you can setup an app or situation on the screen and capture things like alert boxes, menus, button actions, etc. I see no flash and no screenshots. You can also specify a timed screenshot from the Terminal: There is the import command, but you'll need X, and a little bash script that open the browser window, then take the screenshot and close the browser. To take a screenshot instantly, enter the following command: This section is strictly for terminal lovers. Taking a screenshot with Firefox from the command is very straight forward. What I am looking at is an alternate way to run the same executable program that Windows runs when you press (Alt) Printscreen. Recently, I was working on some project in which I need to set 1000+ web page screenshots and resize them and set as a featured featured image for the post. If you like using the terminal, you can utilize the GNOME screenshot tool or ImageMagick or Deepin Scrot– which comes baked in on most of the popular Linux distributions. 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. scrot is a command line application, i don't understand what is a problem with using it take the screenshot in the remote system you are ssh into (obv with scrot installed) . Take a Screenshot on a Timer from Command Line. 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