python · January 15, 2023 0

Linux Shutter: Take and edit screenshots with Linux’s most popular screenshot tool

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Shutter is a popular screenshot tool available .It is still an excellent choice for handling screenshots.
Take and edit screenshots in Linux with Shutter


  • Annotate
  • A fade part of an image.
  • Crop portion of an image.
  • Send images to image hosting sites to upload to them.

In Ubuntu-based distributions , you can use the following command in the terminal to install Shutter :

sudo apt install shutter

As we saw with Flameshot, you can either follow the same instructions (with a different command) to set a custom shortcut to trigger Shutter when you press the PrtSc key.
If you want to assign a custom keyboard lock, you need to use the following in the command field :

shutter -f

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