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This little tool takes screenshots of your phone from within the terminal.

You might ask why I upload this when there's already a version from NielDK. Well, Qualcomm f*cked up the framebuffer device and this contains a patch so your screenshot will be bit-perfect.

This video (from 1:33 till 1:48) has been made with the help of fbcat: https://youtu.be/9aRvL4CH3io?t=1m33s

Source: https://github.com/V10lator/fbcat/

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Application versions: 
File fbcat-0.4.1-0.armv7hl.rpm13.94 KB19/11/2015 - 13:41
File fbcat-0.4.1-1.armv7hl.rpm5.45 KB20/11/2015 - 21:59

- Remove some code.
- Strip binary.


Self_Perfection's picture

Why would anyone need this? There is possibility to make screenshots with d-bus lipstick interface (https://together.jolla.com/question/39930/howto-take-a-screenshot-from-t...), and jolla-'developer-mode' package contains simple wrapper 'grabscreen' for this d-bus interface.

coderus's picture

framebuffer cat should be 100x much faster than saving pixmap of homescreen widget. need to be tested.

V10lator's picture

I didn't know about that but anyway, choice is always good. :)