Category Archives: Linux

How to Tell What Version of Ubuntu You Are Running

Here are a couple of ways to tell which version of Ubuntu you’re running.
1. From the desktop, select System > About Ubuntu. Look at the top of the text for the sentence that starts, “Thank you for your interest in Ubuntu….”  The rest of the sentence describes the version details.  (This is broken on my [...]

Quick Screenshots

Especially of part of the screen, for quick uploading.  Not comprehensive, just the top tools.
Mac OS X:

Skitch
Jing

Linux (Ubuntu/Gnome):

GIMP – File > Create > Screenshot (or File > Acquire > Screenshot)
scrot
import (ImageMagick)

Windows:

Jing

More lists:

How to Take a Screenshot in Linux (Ubuntu)
How to choose the right screenshot program
Taking a Screenshot
OSX Screenshot Showdown – Jing vs Skitch