Linux

How to take a screenshot of the entire screen

Use the following button to take a screenshot of all the screen

PrtSc

The screenshot will be saved under Pictures folder you can combine it with the button Ctrl to send it to the clipboard without saving it

Ctrl + PrtSc

How to take a screenshot of the active window

In order to take a screenshot of the current window use the following combination of buttons

Alt + PrtSc

The screenshot will be saved under Pictures folder

In order to send it to the clipboard and not save it use the following combination

Ctrl + Alt + PrtSc

How to take a screenshot of a specific area of the screen

You can use this combination of buttons

Shift + PrtSc to capture a screenshot of a specific area of your screen, the file will be saved under Picture folder. to send it to clipboard use the following buttons:

Ctrl + Shift + PrtSc

Third party application

You can use many third party application to take a screenshot on linux like Flameshot,Shutter,Gimp