How To Install HotShots 2.1.1 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems

Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may already know, HotShots is a lightweight screenshot tool with editing options. It has the same features as Shutter despite the fact that it is lighter. Hotshots 2.1.1 has been released recently,coming with a bunch of changes:

  • Correct invalid window position in region and freehand capture on linux
  • Editor: correct an incorrect save/restore for rectangle/ellipse item
  • Editor: change in palette wasn’t correctly restored
  • Editor: invalid restore of maximized window state

how to install HotShots 2.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014

In this article I will show you how to install HotShots 2.1.1 on Ubuntu 14.10 Utopic Unicorn, Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Linux Mint 13 Maya, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Elementary OS 0.2 Luna, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.

Because it is available via PPA, installing Hotshots 2.1.0 on Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 and derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the repo to the system, update the local repo index and install the hotshots package:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install hotshots

Optional, to remove hotshots, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove hotshots

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One comment on “How To Install HotShots 2.1.1 On Ubuntu 14.10, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 12.04 And Derivative Systems
  1. Alex says:

    The installation works perfect on 14.04. Thanks a lot.

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