[LAU] [OT] capture TTY / convert to image

Bengt Gördén bengan at bag.org
Sun Oct 10 22:49:36 CEST 2021

On 2021-10-08 19:13, Jeanette C. wrote:
> Hey hey,
> given, that I don't have a framebuffer setup, what is the easiest way to render 
> one termain "snapshot" to an image file that can be part of a slide show or video?
> I have seen fbdump and fbgrab, which rely on the framebuffer and have proven 
> them to fail. Everything else I found is for the desktop or to be launched in a 
> desktop environment.
> Any help, pointers are appreciated!

I'm not sure but have a look at:
man vcs, check the examples
man setterm, look for --dump


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