"DFS" <nospam@xxxxxxxx> writes:
> Chris Dunaway wrote:
>> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> whilst Windows needs a program like Paint, which is
>>> counter-intuitive. Linux is _NOT_ hard. But people are hard-minded.
>> This is incorrect. Windows has taken screen shots by using PrtScreen
>> for as long as I can remember. And Alt-PrtScreen to take a shot of
>> the active window.
>> Perhaps I have misunderstood.
> What he seems to be saying is Windows requires you to manually open an app
> to paste a screenshot, and from then you can save it to a file. But Linux
> opens the app automatically. Half as much work - Linux wins!
> That's fine and dandy - if and when when it works. It usually doesn't. It
> depends on the distro. Mostly, hitting PrtScr on a Linux system does
> Look into KSnapShot, included with KDE. It's a nifty little program to do
> screen captures. And there's a free OSS app called 'I-forget-the-name' that
> will capture screen operations and save them as animated .gif files.
There are and have been a billion utilities under windows to do this
shit. I cant believe that someone that truly advocates Linux would even
dare to say that its screen/window capture stuff is better than free
stuff you can get for windows. It simply is not true.