Ubuntu - How to take screenshots

September 2016


Ubuntu - How to take screenshots


In this article you will learn how to take screenshots under Ubuntu.
Method 1 - Take a screenshot of the entire screen by pressing the PrtSc SysRq key.

Method 2
- Using the Screenshot utility.
  • Open the Unity Dash and type Screenshot.
  • Launch the Screenshot utility (pin it to the launcher for easier access)
  • Several options are available:
    • Take a screenshot of the entire screen.
    • Take a screenshot of a specific area
    • Take a screenshot of the selected window.

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