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Make a screenshot with Ubuntu

A easy and useful trick to get help in a efficient way from your friends or from the Ubuntu community. A screenshot means a picture of what appears on the screen of your computer.

  1. Show on the screen what you want to save.
  2. Press on the Print Screen (or Prnt Scrn) key of the keyboard.
  3. Click on Save to save the resulting picture.

Screenshot with more options

For more options, such as choosing the area to grab or grab after a delay, for example in situations where you can't use the Print Screen key, you can open the Take Screenshot software that is in the Ubuntu applications.