I'm using scrot to take screenshots from terminal.

However when I want to generate thumbnailed version using parameter -t, I got two files: screenshot.png and screenshot-thumbnail.png.

How can I get only thumbnailed version - screenshot-thumbnail.png because I have no need for screenshot.png.


When you use the -t switch, it will generate a thumbnail too, not only a thumbnail. You could however extend your command with the -e 'rm $f' this will execute the remove command on the original filename, leaving you with only the thumbnail.

scrot -t '%Y-%m-%d_$wx$h.png'

would become

scrot -t '%Y-%m-%d_$wx$h.png' -e 'rm $f'

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