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I recently downloaded the ScreenCloud app from the Ubuntu Software Center, and coming from Windows 7, it acts a lot like the "Lightshot" program.

Like the Lightshot program on Windows, I would like to be able to hit the PrtScn button on my keyboard in order to take a "Select Area" screenshot with ScreenCloud.

So, in order to do that, I went to ScreenCloud>Preferences>HotKeys>double clicked on "Capture Selection" and hit the PrtScn button, and it didn't work.

I made sure the Gnome-Screenshot was un-installed by going to the Terminal and typing:

sudo apt-get remove gnome-screenshot

so that shouldn't be interfering with it. I also tried other combinations and was fine. (Except the default "Shift>Alt>2". I was un-able to get it to go back to that.)

Please help!

Thank you!

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Go to All Setting > Keyboard > Shortcuts > Screenshots.

Assign Take a screenshot to some other key.

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Then change the keyboard shortcuts for ScreenCloud, it will work (I tested it).

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