I am using a laptop and I've connected my monitor to it to "extend" my screen . Effectively my screen is now twice as wide. I want to take a screenshot of the second screen alone. Hitting print screen takes a vertically compressed horizontally elongated screenshot. as does the gnome screenshot capture tool . I tried to use the capture an area feature but that just warps the image so bad that it becomes useless. Can anyone suggest a good solution ?

I'm sorry if the question is n00b. I'm very new to Linux.

asked 01 May '13, 11:08

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Srinivas Suresh
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Here's two options:

  • the image should be full-sized not compressed, you're just seeing a reduced view of the image. you can edit out the bit you don't want.

  • If you press shift-printscreen you can select which rectangle gets captured, (I can do that, you may have different hotkeys set)


answered 02 Feb '14, 20:26

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