[Chugalug] Mac Pro Running Linux - Lacking some keys..
chad78 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 4 23:58:48 UTC 2013
Within Mac OS X - the "Print Screen" Button is replaced with Command +
Shift + 3 - it saves a screenshot to your desktop as a TIFF (although you
can change it to a PNG or JPG).
Command + Shift + 4 lets you select an area of the screen to save as an
image file (instead of the whole thing).
Fn + The Up arrow for Page Up
Fn + The Down Arrow for Page Down
Now, of course, this is all within Mac OS X. I can't promise they will
work under your distros of Linux.
And when you say "Mac Pro" I assume you mean MacBook Pro, since you could
just plug in another keyboard to your desktop if you have a Mac Pro. (Of
course, you can do that with a laptop as well, but it does limit its
I will say I do not personally miss any of those keys. I just wish they'd
get rid OF THE DARN CAPS LOCK.
*- Chad W. Smith*
On Thu, Apr 4, 2013 at 6:45 PM, Mike Harrison <cluon at geeklabs.com> wrote:
> Been on a road trip for two days. Light computer usage so I tried to take
> a Mac Pro that can dual-boot into Linux (Bodhi/Ubuntu) and use it.
> I found myself really missing: Page Up / Page Down and Print Screen.
> Print Screen especially as I needed some screen captures.
> Are there sane work arounds? Magic key cominations?
> Or has Apple just decided we don't need those keys any more?
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