Ubuntu: pressing PrtScn takes too long to take screenshot.

If lately you have been experiencing a short delay when trying to take screenshots by pressing the Print Screen button (PrtScn), it’s most likely because of a delay setting in the screenshot accessory.

Go to Application → Accessories→ Take Screenshot. You should get this window:

take-screenshot.png

Change the delay setting to 0. You should have to take a dummy screenshot for the change to take effect. After you do that, when you press the PrintScreen button you will be getting screenshots without the delay.

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