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Setting a keyboard shortcut to interactively select a screenshot (sxhkd/scrot)

I would like to add a keyboard shortcut using sxhkd let me select a region of my desktop to screenshot using scrot. This should be accomplished by adding this section to my sxhkd file, ctrl + alt + x ...
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Copying image from scrot into clipboard after capture

I've grown affection to scrot as a simple screenshot utility, but it lacks one thing i would greatly appreciate--a way to copy your capture and have it in your clipboard automatically. I've added a ...
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Screencast script based on FFMPEG

I am trying to write my own screencast script based on FFmpeg. I want to be able to draw a rectangle on the screen and force FFmpeg to make a screencast of this area only, for that I would need the ...
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Why are my Xvfb screenshots black with traces of color (Ubuntu 16.04 LTS)

I am running a headless Ubuntu 16.04 LTS in the Google Cloud. There is an application I need to run in the background that requires a GUI. I am trying to use Xvfb to allow the program to run, but as ...
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How to remove need for hacks to run scrot with a keyboard shortcut?

I'd like to take screenshots with a keyboard shortcut using scrot --select. I tried adding the following to my rc.lua to use the PrintScr key for this purpose: awful.key({}, "Print", function () ...
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