Flameshot screenshot software for Linux – How to install flameshot on Ubuntu

Flameshot is a free, open source screenshot and annotation software for Linux. It is released under GPLv3 license. Some of the main features are build in screenshot edition, DBus interface and you can upload your screenshot to Imgur image hosting service. Flameshot includes Freehand drawing, Lines, Arrows, Boxes, Circles, Highlighting, Blur option to makr your screenshot look more useful. You can also customize the UI of this app. It also supports Gnome Wayland and Plasma Wayland.

Install Flameshot on Ubuntu:

Open your terminal app in your Ubuntu system, and type the below command and hit enter.

sudo apt update

Type your Ubuntu password and press the enter. After that type and enter the below command.

sudo apt install flameshot

After the installation of Flameshot screenshot software, click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Flameshot the search box and click Flameshot to open it. For Unity you can search Flameshot from ubuntu dash.

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It is also available as snap package and AppImage.

For flameshot snap package installation, open the terminal app and type the below command and hit enter.

sudo snap install flameshot-app

It will install the latest flameshot on your system.

For flameshot AppImage portable package, you can download from the below link.

Download flameshot AppImage

If you need the installation help for appimage please comment here.

And finally if you think that the above installation steps are difficult to you just click the show applications in the Ubuntu Gnome dock and type Ubuntu Software in the search box and click Ubuntu Software to open it. Now search flameshot in the Ubuntu Software and install from their.

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