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I wish to make a screen shot and open gimp on it

Aug 28, 2013, 18:11
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I wish to make a screen shot and open gimp on it
and as gimp includes the function screenshot (file > create >> screenshot >>> diverse options) I am looking for a script beeing able to do that for me on the full screen after 2 second to include it into the menu of my Linux
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Aug 28, 2013, 19:39
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RE: I wish to make a screen shot and open gimp on it
I would not use Gimp for the capture.

What linux are you using?
Look for scrot in your repo.

then a bash file along the lines of
Code:
#!/bin/bash
# FILE : scrnshot.sh
# Function: takes screenshot after 2 sec then opens in gimp
scrot 'tempgimp.png' -d 2
gimp-2.8 tempgimp.png

Depends on your distro how easy to make a .desktop file for your menu system

This is in PCLOS http://i.minus.com/iqVpqs2QFz3ui.jpg

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