On Sun, Nov 05, 2006, Matthias Apitz wrote:
>El día Sunday, November 05, 2006 a las 05:05:57PM +0300, Yousef Adnan Raffah 
>> Hello,
>> Is there a way I can take screenshots during installation? I know the
>> installer runs sysinstall and I can invoke that from any terminal once
>> the system installed and grab that window from my GUI, but are there
>> other ways of doing it?
>Don't know exactly for which reason you need it. If you want to
>communicate a problem during installation, you only can take photos.
>If you want to produce a step-by-step installation guide, you may
>consider install FreeBSD in a virtual machine (I used Qemu for
>this) and take screenshots wherever you want.

Several years ago I did an installation manual by taking photos of
screens using a digital camera on a tripod and a remote control to
avoid shaking the camera (and get my shoulder out of the picture :-).

One thing I found was that it requires about a 1 second exposure and
high Fstop to get the full screen.

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