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?
You can do this via the command line if you can ssh into the machine, using the
Take a look at this question for some more info.
I know this is old but this is a suitable solution for Lion through to Yosemite and it's pretty obvious.
The commands is:
sleep 5 && screencapture -t jpg -S ~/Desktop/screenshot.jpg
This will take a
5 seconds and save it to
You can quickly jump to the lock screen with
Ctrl+Shift+Power or for older macbooks