Home Games How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux

banneraliexp

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux

by ace

If you are looking for an alternative to save PC screens, get to know and see how to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux.

Flameshot is a simple but powerful screen capture tool with annotation.

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux

Flameshot is written in C ++ with the Qt5 framework. It offers an icon in the system tray with the menu options “Capture screen” and “Configuration”.

When selecting a screen area to capture, many editing tool buttons appear at the bottom.

And you can press the right mouse button to show the color picker and Space to open the side panel.

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux

To install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux, use one of the procedures below.

publicity

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux via AppImage file

To install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux via the AppImage file, you must do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit, to do this, use the following command in the terminal:

uname -m

Step 3. If your system is 64-bit, use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.appimage:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_x86_64.AppImage -O flameshot.appimage

Step 4. Give execution permission for the downloaded file;

chmod + x flameshot.appimage

Step 5. Now install the program with the command;

sudo ./flameshot.appimage

Step 6. When you start the file for the first time, you will be asked if you want to integrate the program with the system. Click “Yes” if you want to integrate it or click “No” if you don’t want to integrate it. If you choose Yes, the program launcher will be added to the application menu and installation icons. If you choose “No”, you will always have to start it by double clicking on the AppImage file.

Integrating AppImage applications into the system

If you want to better integrate this program into your system, install AppImageLauncher, using this tutorial:
How to install the AppImageLauncher integrator on Linux

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux Ubuntu, Debian and derivatives

Anyone who wants to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux Ubuntu, Debian and other systems that support .deb files, should do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit, to do this, use the following command in the terminal:

uname -m

Step 3. If your system is a 64-bit Ubuntu 16.04, use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_xenial_x86_64.deb -O flameshot.deb

Step 4. If your system is a 64-bit Ubuntu 18.04, use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_bionic_x86_64.deb -O flameshot.deb

Step 5. If your system is a 64-bit Debian 8, use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_jessie_x86_64.deb -O flameshot.deb

Step 6. If your system is 64-bit Debian 9, use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_stretch_x86_64.deb -O flameshot.deb

Step 7. Now install the program with the commands below:

sudo dpkg -i flameshot.debsudo apt-get install -f

Step 8. If you prefer, use the command below to install the program;

sudo apt install ./flameshot.deb

Step 7. Then, if you need to uninstall the program, use this command:

sudo apt-get remove flameshot *

How to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux Fedora, OpenSUse, CentOS and derivatives

Anyone who wants to install the Flameshot screen capture tool on Linux Fedora, OpenSUse, CentOS and other systems that support .rpm files, must do the following:

Step 1. Open a terminal;
Step 2. Check if your system is 32-bit or 64-bit, to do this, use the following command in the terminal:

uname -m

Step 3. If your system is a 64-bit Fedora 27 (or a derivative of it), use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_fedora27_x86_64.rpm -O flameshot.rpm

Step 4. If your system is a 64-bit Fedora 27 (or a derivative of it), use the command below to download the program. If the link is out of date, access this page, download the latest version and save it with the name flameshot.deb:

wget https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot/releases/download/v0.6.0/flameshot_0.6.0_fedora28_x86_64.rpm -O flameshot.rpm

Step 5. To install on an openSUSE or one of its derivatives, use the command below:

sudo zypper install flameshot.rpm

Step 6. To install on a Fedora, RedHat and its derivatives, use the command below:

sudo yum localinstall flameshot.rpm

or

sudo dnf install flameshot.rpm

Step 7. To install the program on most distros that support RPM files, use the command:

sudo rpm -i flameshot.rpm

Step 8. Then, if you need to uninstall the program, use this command:

sudo rpm -e flameshot *

Ready! Now, you can start the program in the Applications / Dash / Activities menu or any other application launcher in your distro, or type flameshot or in a terminal, followed by the TAB key.

What’s *

* …

banneraliexp

Related Articles

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More