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Integrated webcam not detected/automatic slider not opening 20.04

when running cheese or zoom my integrated camera is not detected (dell latitude 9420, ubuntu 20.04). The computer has an automatic slider for the camera which is not opening (I cant open it manually), ...
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Shutter Select Button Greyed out - Ubuntu 20.04

I've installed shutter via the snap package installer and apt install... the snap installed version will not start. The apt install version has the select button greyed out. Any ideas? Wayne
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Problems with Shutter app

I've been using the shutter app for years and it has always worked without a problem but since I upgraded to 21.10 I have a problem. Firstly Applications shows 2 instances of Shutter, the first, where ...
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Shutter capture functions are greyed after 21.10 upgrade

I have a computer and a laptop, both were running 21.04. But after I did the upgrade to release 21.10, I noticed Shutter Screenshot Tool is not functional anymore. All capture commands grayed, as you ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 – make rectangular area screenshots by keyboard shortcut

I have used a keyboard short calling shutter -s and making an rectengular area screenshot under Ubuntu-MATE 16.04 for many years. No problems ever. Of course, shutter was already running... the ...
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Shutter shows a broken icon on Ubuntu Mate 20.04

An issue has been reported about a GTK app (Shutter) not showing a tray icon on Ubuntu Mate 20.04 with some icon themes (most probably those which don't provide a corresponding icon themselves so the ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 shutter did not work without X11 server

I installed shutter 0.97 version sudo add-apt-repository ppa:linuxuprising/shutter sudo apt-get update sudo apt install shutter and sudo apt install gnome-web-photo but faced with error when try to ...
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Shutter is complaining about that can't locate Carp/Always.pm in @INC

I made a full upgrade from Ubuntu v18 to Ubuntu v20. Shutter was not upgraded - it was removed. I was trying to install from CRAN or from source. Both complain about old Perl libraries. When I am ...
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Shutter icon in System Tray ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS

Up to a few days ago when there was an update to Shutter there was an icon in the System Tray However, since the update, this icon fails to appear even though the setting are correctly configured in ...
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Shutter screenshot application is broken since upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 Hirsute Hippo

Since upgrading to 21.04, the Shutter screenshot tool stopped working. I installed it from the PPA http://ppa.launchpad.net/linuxuprising/shutter/ubuntu, it is at Version 0.95, Rev.1450 Let's say, I ...
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Print screen key not working on Lubuntu 20.04.1

I recently installed Lubuntu 20.04.1 which runs with LXQt. I tried to take a picture of my desktop using the Print screen key. However, it is not working. Nothing happens. I found a post mentioning ...
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"broken packages" error when installing Shutter from linuxuprising PPA on Ubuntu 20.04

04 I wanted to re-install Shutter. I followed the instructions found at https://www.linuxuprising.com/2018/10/shutter-removed-from-ubuntu-1810-and.html (which also claims to work for 20.04) sudo add-...
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Shutter frozen after launch

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 with GNOME Shell 3.28.3 on XOrg Yesterday I switched to 'Ubuntu' at login, which I understand is Wayland and today Shutter (screenshot) would launch but was frozen, but ...
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Unable to install Shutter in Lubuntu 18.10

So I got this PPA to install this application mentioned here : http://shutter-project.org/faq-help/ppa-installation-guide/ But when I add it and attempt to update, it throws a 404. Is there any way ...
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Shutter 0.94 in Ubuntu 18.04.1 taking wrong screenshoots [duplicate]

For some reason shutter is taking the screenshots as a mix of its icon instead of real ones. Any similar issue with certain solutions? This is an example screenshot:
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Take screenshots in background silently for archive purposes

During my work, I often try out tools of different complexity and develop usage and integration scenarios. I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Sometimes if things get really complicated, I am not always sure ...
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How to enable globe in Shutter in Ubuntu 18.04?

I want enable globe in Shutter for taking screenshots of whole web pages. For enabling globe I need install gnome-web-photo package. I use this command $ sudo apt-get install gnome-web-photo I get ...
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Shortcut to capture a custom ROI with shutter in Xubuntu

From Greenshot, I'm used to capture custom ROIs (region of interest) ony my screen. However, there seems no shortcut to do that. In this small tutorial, the author referes to Unity to setup the ...
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How to disable shutter plugin updates?

Time to time shutter tries to update its plugins and I don't need it. How to turn off these unwanted updates?
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Cannot use screen capture apps in Wayland

I have Ubuntu 18.04 (updated from 17.10 where I had the same problem), and when I use it with Wayland, I cannot use any screen capturing/recording apps. For instance, when I try to take a screenshot ...
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Shutter in Ubuntu 18.04 [duplicate]

I loved the edit function in Shutter on Ubuntu 16.04/17.04/17.10 but now in 18.04 it says libgoo-canvas-perl needs to be installed - which is not available in 18.04. Is there a PPA or how can I fix ...
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How to enable the Edit button in Shutter?

I am trying to enable the Edit button in Shutter. I installed the application from Ubuntu Software and are using Ubuntu 18.04. After taking a screenshot the Edit button is disabled. And when hovering ...
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Shutter not including cursor when taking selection screenshot

I have shutter with option to include cursor checked: However when I take a selection screenshot, the cursor disappears: I'm running Shutter 0.93.1, which is the latest version I could get via ppa: ...
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Shutter has lost contact with ~/Pictures directory

Shutter seems to have lost contact with my ~/Pictures directory. Last time I used it, it displayed previous pictures. Now it displays none. When I launch Shutter from a terminal, I get the following ...
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Bug in screen capture with Shutter on Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

Is it normal that on 17.10 Shutter doesn't work properly? When I try to get a screenshot, all I get is this stuff: Is there a way to fix it? Are there working alternatives to Shutter for 17.10?
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Shutter editing of images produces fuzzy/bad/aliased images in Ubuntu 17.10

I recently upgraded from Ubuntu 17.04 to 17.10 on a laptop (my desktop does not have this problem and it is also Ubuntu 17.10). After that upgrade, when I use the shutter app, and edit the images, the ...
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How to automatically select in Shutter without having to confirm the selection with enter?

I use Shutter with its selection tool that asks me to draw my selection. Then I need to press enter to confirm the selection. Gnome Screenshot, for example, automatically takes the current selection ...
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Shutter not working anymore after the last update on Ubuntu 17.10

Last night I installed the latest updates, and this morning when I needed to make a screenshot I opened Shutter, but it immediately freezes and consumes abnormal CPU resources of over 40%. I cannot ...
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Syntax error running shutter and apt. Suspect perl has something to do with it

I am getting a really strange error running apt and some other programs. I think it may have something to do with perl. I discovered the issue trying to run shutter: $ shutter syntax error at /usr/...
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How to execute a program when a specific string is entered in a specific window?

I want to write a shell script to automate screenshots using the screenshot program Shutter when some key words are written in a certain app,such as a internet chat room or text messenger service or ...
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Screenshot feature of Shutter doesn't work after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10 [duplicate]

After the last upgrade to Ubuntu 17.10, the screenshot feature of Shutter doesn't work properly any more. When I press Selection, or Desktop to get a screenshot of the entire desktop, the image gets ...
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How to non-interactively take screenshot of a predefined area and save it automatically on keypress? [duplicate]

I used to use "Gadwin print screen" on Windows where I could just press a shortcut and a predefined screen area would get saved to a folder (no questions asked), which is very helpful while doing ...
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Take screenshot of selection without "de-clicking"

I use (and adore) shutter. However, sometimes I want to take a screenshot of a selection that is state-dependent, and clicking the mouse changes the state. For example, if I have a drop-down menu, ...
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How to change Shutter's image saving path?

Shutter natively stores images under /home/user/pictures/. How could I change this path to just /home/desktop/ ? Found no such option in the program.
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When I create a screenshot, the menus do not appear [duplicate]

I tried to capture the screen of my desktop in Ubuntu but when I try to do it in these two ways the drop down menus do not appear in the capture only the windows appear and the desktop menus do not ...
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When I capture a screenshot with shutter it opens automatically [closed]

How can i disable or remove this feature? When I take a screen-shot,it opens Im using shutter Edit:I solved it,thanks @2 i just didn't look the -help command
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Snipping tool in ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

I searched for any type of snipping tool in ubuntu. I found Shutter & installed it. But my Ubuntu launcher didn't show its icon. When I launch Shutter from terminal, my PC run slow & ...
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How can I rotate text in Shutter?

Is there any way to rotate text in Shutter Screenshot Tool? Example of the interface:
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Shutter installs every time I use it

When I install 'shutter' through the software center it works in a really annoying way. Every time I open the program it seems to have to unpack it and install it...it doesn't just 'open' like every ...
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Upload images to imgur from shutter as Guest doesn't work [closed]

I'm the only one with problems to upload files to imgur as Guest? It's a new installation.
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Shutter snapshot to set pixel size for `pixelize tool`?

I'm a new Ubuntu Desktop user and looking for snapshot tool to use as alternative to Greenshot in Windows. I found Shutter is the one. Though when using pixelize tool, I want to make pixel size to be ...
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Where to explore/browser plugins for Shutter snapshot tool?

My google leads me to this plugin page though the content is empty!? Where can we browser Shutter plugin library?
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Shutter snapshot tool to copy image to clipboard

I'm a new Ubuntu Desktop user and looking for snapshot tool to use as alternative to Greenshot in Windows. I found Shutter is the one. Though I want to copy the image in Shutter built-in editor to ...
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How to take screenshots with shutter while editor is open?

I am using shutter to create screenshots. The workflow that I would like to do is something like this: Create a giant image 900x9000 px. Open the image in the shutter editor Take screenshots with ...
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Shutter image export error: Error while connecting

I get the following error during exporting the image to Imgur Guest or ImmIO Guest. (Throws same error for all Guest upload servers) Error while connecting malformed JSON string, neither array, ...
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Open with "Wine Internet Explorer" option left in Shutter after removing Wine

I installed the latest dev or stable version (I don't remember which now) of Wine using their official repository but then didn't need it any more so removed it, but now I have found that strangely ...
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How to show a different desktop image to screen capturing applications?

I often take screenshots with shutter and do screen recordings with other applications, and sometimes I have my desktop picture set to something private that I don't want people looking at my ...
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How to get Shutter Edit feature to open images in GIMP?

I often take screenshots with Shutter, and after doing this, I sometimes wish to edit them, so I am forced to open GIMP and then find them in my file system to edit, as the built-in image editor in ...
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Trigger capture of screen using a mouse click

Is it possible to tweak shutter in such a way that I can capture the image in my screen by simply clicking the mouse and not pressing enter on the keyboard?
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How do I get Shutter to open the GUI after taking a screenshot

I configured Ubuntu 14.10 to run shutter -f when I press Print Screen. But that just saves a file. How do I get the hotkey to not just run Shutter, but also place the screenshot in the clipboard and ...
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