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I want to take a screenshot of my Lion lock screen to highlight the new circular user portraits.

Is there an easy way to take a screenshot of the OS X lock screen?

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Did you try the default Cmd+Shift+3? I suspect it works, but I am at work and don't have a mac handy –  Nivas Aug 9 '11 at 11:40
The three second delay of Skitch works for me. –  bmike Aug 9 '11 at 13:02

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You can do this via the command line if you can ssh into the machine, using the screencapture command.

Take a look at this question for some more info.

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