Is there any software that can help me upload images directly to imgur.com.
Command line softwares would be more appreciated.
Of course, installing software directly instead of using Ubuntu's official repository opens a security hole which makes GNU/Linux vulnerable to trojan malware. While usually not recommended, you can still do it, if you want to. Here's how.
First, if you do not have a personal
To download and install the imgur script, run the following commands (you do not need to be root):
Now, simply run
This gives the following output:
The first line is the link to the Imgur page, and the second line is the link to delete the image you just uploaded. If possible, the script will also copy the Imgur url to the clipboard for immediate use.
[Note: this answer previously suggested running the commands as root in order to put the imgur script into
if you don't mind use a gui :
shutter is a feature-rich screenshot program. You can take a screenshot of a specific area, window, your whole screen, or even of a website – apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.
Edit _> Preferences
Install it as
and call it (assuming
It internally uses