The old thread is way outdated. Shutter doesnt even upload to anywhere anymore.

All I ask for is something like gyazo to upload to imgur. So pressing a button/hotkey would let me select part of a screen and then instantly upload. Without any dialog boxes, confirmations, logins etc. Preferably it'd be an applet(or whatever these thingies on the top right are called, indicators?).

I had an app that did exactly that on my old install, but I can't remember the name.

https://github.com/jomo/imgur-screenshot this returns me a syntax error when I want to run the .sh file every time in every version. I also would prefer to not use terminal.

EDIT: This thread has been identified as a duplicate, even though I have specified that the thread that's being linked has no good answers. Shutter does not work(nor is it instant). Nanoshot doesnt seem to exist anymore. Imgur screenshot is the only half-decent answer, but it provides no advantages over Gyazo. The biggest problem with Gyazo and Imgur-Uploader is when you select area, there seems to be a bug with scrot and visible "selection" lines, which sometimes draw over the actual screenshot. And opening the browser to take me to the image location really isnt something I want.


The default xfce screenshooter (with Xubuntu) does exactly what you need. Once you take the snap you can save it into your drive or upload to Imgur with no login whatsoever.

see screenshot inception here
(it says "Upload to Imgur" in Spanish)

Here's the file to download and install: http://goodies.xfce.org/projects/applications/xfce4-screenshooter

  • Will this work on unity? I really like Unity. :D – Nephilim Apr 26 '17 at 12:28

Gnome 17.04 has an extension that does exactly what I want it to do. You just have to change the settings(copy link to clipboard) after installing it from here:


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