This article covers the method of installing Flameshot on a Ubuntu 20.04 system.
Also, we also shared with you the method of removing this screenshot tool from your Ubuntu 20.04 system. Flameshot is a powerful yet simple to use screenshot software for Linux.
Main Features of Flameshot:
1. Customizable appearance.
2. Easy to use.
3. In-app screenshot edition.
4. DBus interface.
5. Upload to Imgur.
To Install Flameshot on Ubuntu:
Flameshot is installed on Ubuntu from apt repository by running the following command:
# sudo apt install flameshot
You can also build from source, but you need to install build tools prior to packaging flameshot.
# sudo apt install g++ build-essential qt5-default qt5-qmake qttools5-dev-tools
sudo apt install libqt5dbus5 libqt5network5 libqt5core5a libqt5widgets5 libqt5gui5 libqt5svg5-dev
sudo apt install git openssl ca-certificates
git clone https://github.com/lupoDharkael/flameshot.git
sudo make install
The preferred method is installation from the apt repository as it is easy to update package to the latest release.
To Install Flameshot on Arch Linux / Manjaro:
For Arch Linux and its derivatives like Manjaro, Antergos e.t.c. The package is available from the upstream repository.
# sudo pacman -S flameshot
To remove Flameshot from Ubuntu 20.04:
1. When you no longer want to use this screenshot tool on your Ubuntu 20.04 system, you can remove it by executing the command shown below:
$ sudo apt-get purge flameshot
2. Finally, you can also remove all those packages and dependencies that are not needed any longer by executing the following command:
$ sudo apt-get autoremove