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Take video screengrabs of your desktop in GIF format with Peek

Review of Peek 0.72 omg Ubuntu and Jason and Noah from the Linux Action show recently reported on a new tool that lets you record a section of your screen and easily export it as a GIF. Peek was built “for the specific use case of recording screen areas, e.g., for easily showing UI features of your own apps or for showing a bug in bug reports,” explains the developer. “It is not a general purpose…


Multi-Tasking at the command line with screenie

The use of the tool screen is well documented throughout the Internet, however it’s third-party accomplice is not. Screenie is a front-end to screen. Why Do I want to know about this? Using the command line can be done in a few ways – for one, you can work at the Linux console (i.e., not within the X Window Environment, so you are forced to use the virtual consoles – tty/vty 0-9, which can ordinarily…