On 11/15/15, Ingo Bürk <ad...@airblader.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> the command works fine for me. What version if i3 are you running?
ii  i3
1:201510302301+git36-minos~ubuntu14.04.1                    amd64
  metapackage (i3 window manager, screen locker, menu, statusbar)
ii  i3-wm
1:201510302301+git36-minos~ubuntu14.04.1                    amd64
  improved dynamic tiling window manager
ii  i3lock
1:201502121131+git3-minos~ubuntu14.04.1                     amd64
  improved screen locker
ii  i3status                                    2.9-2~~trusty1
                                     amd64        Generates a status
line for dzen2, xmobar or i3bar

> Is
> your Xorg up to date?

For Ubuntu 14.04, yes!

ii  xserver-xorg                                1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1
                                     amd64        X.Org X server

> Also, judging from the xwd source code, maybe you can try adding
> "-icmap" to the arguments.

I shall try with that flag. however it works fine with other WMs except i3.
> Ingo
> On 11/15/2015 09:47 AM, Zenny wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am having problem to take screenshot with xwd*** only in a full
>> screenshot mode (but selective screenshot works). This only happens
>> with i3, but not with other window managers. Please find the log
>> below, fyi.
>> ***PS: I am aware of other tools like scrot, maim and what not, but I
>> need this specific xwd to capture a virtual screen running in a
>> frambuffer with xvfb which others do not support, if you have any
>> tools that can screencapture a virtual x server, let me know.
>> Apprexciate that.
>> USER@MACHINE:~/Downloads/xwd$ xwd -root -out i3screenshot_xwd.xwd
>> X Error of failed request:  BadColor (invalid Colormap parameter)
>>   Major opcode of failed request:  91 (X_QueryColors)
>>   Resource id in failed request:  0x0
>>   Serial number of failed request:  166
>>   Current serial number in output stream:  166
>> USER@MACHINE:~/Downloads/xwd$ xwd > i3screenshot_xwd_frame.xwd
>> USER@MACHINE:~/Downloads/xwd$ ls -la i3screenshot*.xwd
>> -rw-rw-r-- 1 USER USER 3995469 Nov 15 08:33 i3screenshot_xwd_frame.xwd
>> -rw-rw-r-- 1 USER USER       0 Nov 15 08:33 i3screenshot_xwd.xwd
>> Any inputs appreciated!
>> Cheers.
>> /z

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