How To Install HotShots 2.2.0 On Fedora, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux 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. Also worth mentioning, it has image editing features (resize, crop, etc) and allows the users to easily upload their screenshots to FTP, imgur.com, imageshack.us and freeimagehosting.net.

The latest version available is Hotshots 2.2.0, which has been released a while ago,coming with a a few changes only:

  • Restore last selection in region and freehand grabbing
  • Add options to display or not dialog before/after download

In this article I will show you how to install HotShots 2.2.0 on Fedora 21, Fedora 20, OpenSUSE 13.2, OpenSUSE 13.1, Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos systems.

Because it is available via repositories, installing HotShots on Fedora, OpenSUSE, Arch Linux and derivative systems is easy. Follow the instructions for your system exactly, in order to get a successful installation.

How to install HotShots 2.2.0 on Fedora 21 systems:

$ sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:zhonghuaren/Fedora_21/home:zhonghuaren.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/zhonghuaren.repo
$ sudo yum install hotshots

How to install HotShots 2.2.0 on Fedora 20 systems:

$ sudo wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:zhonghuaren/Fedora_19/home:zhonghuaren.repo -O /etc/yum.repos.d/zhonghuaren.repo
$ sudo yum install hotshots

Optional, to remove HotShots on both Fedora 21 and Fedora 20 systems, do:

$ sudo yum remove hotshots

How to install HotShots 2.2.0 on OpenSUSE 13.2 systems:

$ sudo zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:Lazy_Kent/openSUSE_13.2/home:Lazy_Kent.repo
$ sudo zypper refresh
$ sudo zypper install hotshots

How to install HotShots 2.2.0 on OpenSUSE 13.1 systems:

$ zypper addrepo http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:Lazy_Kent/openSUSE_13.1/home:Lazy_Kent.repo
$ zypper refresh
$ zypper install hotshots

Optional, to remove hotshots on both OpenSUSE 13.2 and OpenSUSE 13.2, do:

$ zypper remove hotshots

How to install HotShots 2.2.0 on Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos systems:

$ sudo pacman -Sy yaourt
$ sudo yaourt hotshots

Optional, to remove HotShots on Arch Linux, Manjaro and Antergos systems, do:

$ sudo yaourt -Rsn hotshots

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