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Revision as of 09:55, 19 July 2009
Openmoko 2007.2 update
Press and hold power button, choose Screenshot from menu :)
Screen Grab, Screen Snapshot
useful for filing bugs etc:
Note on Screen orientation:
xrandr -o 1 turns screen to landscape mode (xrandr -o 0 to go back to ordinary portrait):
xrandr -o 0 # default
xrandr -o 1 # landscape - from right side
xrandr -o 2 # upside down
xrandr -o 3 # landscape - from left side
Locally from the device
You can grab screen shots manually by using the following command on your Neo:
# cat /dev/fb0 >myscreenshot_001.raw
You can then convert this on your pc with fb2png by using the following command:
# fb2png myscreenshot_001.raw myscreenshot_001.png 9 480 640 16
You can also push a screen capture back onto the display:
# cat myscreenshot_001.raw >/dev/fb0
If you want to show a sequence of screens in an animation you can use convert. Once you have all your screen shots as .pngs try:
# convert -delay 25 -dispose Background +page myscreenshot_*.png -loop 0 animated_test.gif
# fbgrab filename.png
directly creates a PNG on the Neo.
Note: You can get the fb2png binary from this RPM package. The original website seems to be dead and fb2png is not packaged in debian.
From a Remote Connected DesktopOn the device:
xhost 192.168.0.200Where 192.168.0.200 is the IP of your desktop.
On the desktop:
xwd -root -display 192.168.0.202:0 > dump.xwdWhere 192.168.0.202 is the device IP.
The xwd file can be read by the Gimp: