Screenshot script for Ubuntu 18.04

This script will take a screenshot, upload it to a server and copy the URL into your clipboard and finaly play a sound to tell you that it’s done, first install xclip:

apt-get install xclip


filename='Screenshot_from_'`date +%Y-%m-%d_%H-%M-%S`'.png'
echo $filename
gnome-screenshot --area --file=`eval echo ~`/Pictures/$filename
scp ~/Pictures/$filename$filename               
echo -n$filename|xclip
aplay ~/screenshot.wav

You must setup ssh-keys to allow the scp transfer to go through without password.

Now open Ubuntu Settings (The gear and wrench icon), select “Devices” and “Keyboard” scroll to the bottom and click the plus-sign (+) and fill it out as following:

And finaly you need to find a wave file you want to play afterwards, i use one of a camera shutter i found on a creative commons website – which i unfortunateley lost the link to … if you have a good link, please submit it and i will post it.

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