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FBGRAB(1) fbgrab manual FBGRAB(1)

NAME

fbgrab - takes a screenshot using the framebuffer device

SYNOPSIS

fbgrab [option...] png-file

fbgrab -?

DESCRIPTION

fbgrab is a wrapper around fbcat which emulates the behaviour of Gunnar Monell's fbgrab utility.

OPTIONS

fbgrab accepts the following options:

-c N

Grab the /dev/ttyN virtual terminal.


Note
This option might require root privileges (or CAP_SYS_TTY_CONFIG capability).

-C N

Switch to the /dev/ttyN virtual terminal, then wait a few seconds before grabbing it.


Note
This option might require root privileges (or CAP_SYS_TTY_CONFIG capability).

-d fb-device

Use the fb-device framebuffer device.

By default, the device name is taken from the FRAMEBUFFER environment variable. If it is unset or empty, the default is /dev/fb0.

-i

Enable PNG interlacing.

-s N

Sleep N seconds before making the screenshot or switching virtual terminals.

-?

Display help and exit.

Specify png-file as “-” to write to standard output.

UNSUPPORTED OPTIONS

The following options of Gunnar Monell's fbgrab are recognized but not supported:

-f fb-dump-file

-b N

-w N

-h N

SEE ALSO

png(5), fbcat(1)
2017-08-16 fbgrab 0.5.1