Gpe-scap

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gpe-scap is an gui-application for taking screenshots of your mobile phone. It offers the possibility of saving the taken screenshots or uploading them to http://scap.linuxtogo.org .

Installation

gpe-scap is in the offical 2008.8 repository and can be installed with the gui-installer via: "INSTALLER -> install -> Miscellaneous -> gpe-scap".

Alternativly one can install it via the command line with:

opkg install gpe-scap

Usage

Gui

After installation there's an icon with the name "Take screenshot" on the mainscreen. With pressing the icon gpe-scap is started and takes a screenshot. The big disadvantage with this method is, that gpe-scap can just do a screenshot of the place where it was started and it always takes a screenshot with it's own loading-symbol which renders this method of taking a screenshot totally useless.

ssh

The other and way better method of taking a screenshot with gpe-scap is doing it via ssh. For this method one has to open the window, menu or whatever he wants to take a screenshot of on his device. Then you connect via ssh to the device and execute:

DISPLAY=:0 gpe-scap

Now you get a perfect screenshot of whatever you want.

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Contents

gpe-scap is an gui-application for taking screenshots of your mobile phone. It offers the possibility of saving the taken screenshots or uploading them to http://scap.linuxtogo.org .

Installation

gpe-scap is in the offical 2008.8 repository and can be installed with the gui-installer via: "INSTALLER -> install -> Miscellaneous -> gpe-scap".

Alternativly one can install it via the command line with:

opkg install gpe-scap

Usage

Gui

After installation there's an icon with the name "Take screenshot" on the mainscreen. With pressing the icon gpe-scap is started and takes a screenshot. The big disadvantage with this method is, that gpe-scap can just do a screenshot of the place where it was started and it always takes a screenshot with it's own loading-symbol which renders this method of taking a screenshot totally useless.

ssh

The other and way better method of taking a screenshot with gpe-scap is doing it via ssh. For this method one has to open the window, menu or whatever he wants to take a screenshot of on his device. Then you connect via ssh to the device and execute:

DISPLAY=:0 gpe-scap

Now you get a perfect screenshot of whatever you want.