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fbgrab - takes a screenshot using the framebuffer device

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NAME

fbgrab - takes a screenshot using the framebuffer device

SYNOPSIS

fbgrab [ option...] png-file
fbgrab -?

DESCRIPTION

fbgrab is a wrapper around fbcat which emulates the behaviour of Gunnar Monell's fbgrab utility.

OPTIONS

fbgrab accepts the following options:
-c N
Grab the /dev/ttyN virtual terminal.
 
 
Note
 
 
This option might require root privileges (or CAP_SYS_TTY_CONFIG capability).
 
-C N
Switch to the /dev/ttyN virtual terminal, then wait a few seconds before grabbing it.
 
 
Note
 
 
This option might require root privileges (or CAP_SYS_TTY_CONFIG capability).
 
-d fb-device
Use the fb-device framebuffer device.
 
By default, the device name is taken from the FRAMEBUFFER environment variable. If it is unset or empty, the default is /dev/fb0.
-i
Enable PNG interlacing.
-s N
Sleep N seconds before making the screenshot or switching virtual terminals.
-?
Display help and exit.

UNSUPPORTED OPTIONS

The following options of Gunnar Monell's fbgrab are recognized but not supported:
-f fb-dump-file
-b N
-w N
-h N

SEE ALSO

png(5), fbcat(1) Copyright © 2009, 2011 Jakub Wilk
 
05/13/2012 fbgrab 0.3