Tested on:Raspbian Jessie and Wheezy; RPi B+ and 2
Prerequisites:Raspberry Pi with Raspbian Jessie and internet connection (see steps 1-7 in the Introduction)

Making screenshots on a Raspberry Pi with raspi2png

So, there are quite some options for making a screenshot of a running Raspberry Pi applications. Out of the ones i tested, raspi2png from AndrewFromMelbourne (on GitHub) became my favorite as it is installed very quickly and easy to use. Thanks for sharing!



waits SECONDS seconds, makes a screenshot and stores it as NAME in the current directory.

Raspi2png from AndrewFromMelbourne on GitHub: https://github.com/AndrewFromMelbourne/raspi2png

Knight of Pi

Johannes Bergs aka Knight of Pi. Diploma in Bioinformatics, some Webdesign and Python coding then. Living in the beautiful city of Vienna.


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