In order to take a screenshot in the Linux operating system, there are a number of functions as well as a set of built-in programs and components.
So, in order to make a screen in Linux, let’s start with the simplest ways:
1. Press the
This will take a screenshot of the entire screen.
2. If you need to take a snapshot of a separate window or application, click on it with the left mouse button. After that press the key combination+ . The system again prompts you to save the resulting file to a convenient location on your PC.
3. To take a screenshot of an arbitrary area of the screen, press the following key combination:
+ . The pointer changes to indicate that it is ready to take a photo.
Click and hold the left mouse button on the screen. Without releasing the key, highlight the desired area of the screen, the screenshot of which you want to take.
Linux will prompt you to save the resulting file to a convenient location on your PC.
This material is equally suitable for operating systems such as Ubuntu, Mint and Kali Linux, regardless of their version.