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SCReenshOT - command line screen capture utility
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scrot (SCReenshOT) is a simple command line screen capture
utility that uses imlib2 to grab and save images. Multiple
image formats are supported through imlib2's dynamic saver
modules.

Some features of the scrot:
  - support to multiple image formats (JPG, PNG, GIF, etc.).
  - optimization of the screen shots image quality.
  - capture a specific window or a rectangular area on the
    screen with the help of switch.

scrot also can be used to monitor a desktop PC in admin absent
and register unwanted activities.


BUILD
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$ ./autogen.sh
$ ./configure
$ make
# make install

To return to original source code, you can use '$ make distclean' command.


HELP THIS PROJECT
=================

scrot needs your help. If you are a programmer and if you wants to help a
nice project, this is your opportunity.

scrot was imported from some tarballs (the original homepage and developers
are inactive). After this, all patches found in Debian project and other places
for this program were applied. All initial work was registered in ChangeLog
file (version 0.9 and later releases). scrot is being packaged in Debian[1].

If you are interested to help scrot, read the CONTRIBUTING.md file.

[1] https://tracker.debian.org/pkg/scrot


AUTHOR
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scrot was originally developed by Tom Gilbert under MIT-advertising license.

Currently, source code and newer versions are available at
https://github.com/resurrecting-open-source-projects/scrot
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