Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may already know, HotShots is a lightweight screenshot tool with editing options. It is a lighter tool similar to Shutter. Hotshots 2.1.0 has been released recently, bringing the following improvements to the previous version. For more information, see the official changelog.
In this article I will show you how to install HotShots 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy Salamander, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 16 Petra, Linux Mint 13, Pinguy OS 14.04, Pinguy OS 12.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Isis and Elementary OS 0.2 Luna.
Because it is available via PPA, installing Hotshots 2.1.0 on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Pinguy OS and Elementary OS is easy. All you have to do is add the repo to the system, update the local repository index and install the hotshots package:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install hotshots
Optional, to remove hotshots, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove hotshots