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

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in The Linux and Unix Articles!
4 comments on “Install a Snipping Tool on your Linux System: Shutter
  1. MykeC says:

    Hmmm… Thanks! I’ve not heard of this before. Looks really cool! 🙂

  2. health says:

    Thank you, I have just been searching for information approximately this subject for ages and yours is the greatest I’ve came upon till now. However, what concerning the bottom line? Are you positive about the supply?

  3. Bobby says:

    This is great! Thank you!!

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Subscribe to get the latest Linux news and how to guides directly on your e-mail!