Install a Snipping Tool on your Linux System: Shutter

Shutter is the alternative for the Windows 7 Snipping tool. I have used it under Ubuntu and I was quite impressed on it. In this article  I will show you how to install Shutter on Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Fedora, Gentoo, Debian.

For almost all the distributions I have listed, Shutter is in the default repositories.

Install Shutter on Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 13.04:

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

Install Shutter on Debian Sid, Wheezy, Squeeze, Linux Mint 13 and Linux Mint 14:

For the distros listed, shutter is in the default repos so you can install it easier, with a single command.

$ sudo apt-get install shutter

Install Shutter on Fedora 17 and Fedora 18:

$ sudo yum install shutter

Install Shutter on Gentoo:

Shutter is included in the Gentoo Portage packages:

# emerge shutter

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4 comments on “Install a Snipping Tool on your Linux System: Shutter
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