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Re: [SLE] bash printscreen key?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 14:16:16 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604291414200.14922@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Friday 2006-04-28 at 23:17 -0400, Michael W Cocke wrote:

> I have a SuSE 9.3 system, no x-windows, just a bash console. I want
> to be able to hit the printscreen key and get a hardcopy of the screen
> contents - no graphics, just text (there is some color, which I don't
> need).
>
> P.S. It doesn't HAVE to be the printscreen key - I don't care if it's
> the fred key - just let me get a hardcopy.

Well, you can use the mouse to capture the text, if you have service gpm
started, and then paste it to a file in another console. That's what I do,
actually.

Not a single keypress, though.

- --
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson
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