Introduction to GNOME Screenshot

The GNOME Screenshot is an utility used for taking screenshots of the entire screen, a window or an user- defined area of the screen, with optional beautifying border effects.

This package is known to build and work properly using an LFS-7.5 platform.

Package Information

GNOME Screenshot Dependencies


GTK+-3.10.7 and libcanberra-0.30 (Compiled with GTK+3 support).

User Notes:

Installation of GNOME Screenshot

Install GNOME Screenshot by running the following commands:

./configure --prefix=/usr &&

This package does not come with a test suite.

Now, as the root user:

make install


Installed Program: gnome-screenshot
Installed Libraries: None
Installed Directory: None

Short Descriptions


is used to capture the screen, a window, or an user-defined area and save the snapshot image to a file.

Last updated on 2014-02-26 13:47:01 -0800