n windows I used GDI+ to capture a region of the screen. Is there something similar for linux? I want to do

ScreenCapture(Top, Left, Width, Height);

and save it to a file (png or something).

What's the easiest way to do this?



finally got it working...

//compile and link with
// g++ main.cpp -o ss -I/usr/include/QtGui -lQtGui

 #include <QWidget> 
 #include <QDesktopWidget>
 #include <QApplication>
 #include <QPixmap>

 void shootScreen(char* fileName);

 int main(int argc, char *argv[])
	QApplication MyScreenshot(argc,argv);
	return 0;

 void shootScreen(char* fileName)
        QPixmap originalPixmap;
	originalPixmap = QPixmap::grabWindow(QApplication::desktop()->winId(), 100, 500, 200 , 50);//x, y, width, height
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