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Installing shutter 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 - How to add drop shadow / outline to text?

I'm trying to add a black outline to any text I'm inserting into an image through the Shutter editor, the "Shutter DrawingTool." Perhaps this is available through a plugin? Alternatively, if there's a ...
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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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Lubuntu/Xlde > is there a way to change scrot printscreen default saving option to shutter?

Previously i was using ubuntu and had to switch due to pc performance issue.. Is there a way to Previously i got gnome-print-screen option replaced by shutter edit option from below thread for ubuntu....
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Renaming png fails with shutter

I am learning to use shutter and from the CLI I was trying to take 10 screenshots at 1 second interval and to rename them, however when I try I get an error message that says: "There was an error ...
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Replace gnome-screenshot save option with shutter edit screen or atleast shutter main screen in ubuntu 14.10?

Normally when i press print screen button in the keyboard, I get gnome-screenshot windows as this .. Is there a way to replace this windows with shutter edit screen or at least shutter main screen, ...
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How can I take a screenshot from a window, with customizable margins

I need a tool that will do the following: selecting a window, will make a screenshot of that window with a x padding, like in the following image: So, in most of the cases x will be equal with y, but ...
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Prevent Shutter Moving Worskspace

I mapped the shutter --active command to alt-print screen for taking screenshots of my active window. Unfortunately, if Shutter is already open in another workspace instead of minimized, then Shutter ...
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any of the software isn't capturing screenshot

Well, I was using Screenshot to capture screens for a long time. But now its causing some problems. When I capture first screen shot after restarting my laptop, it go captured fine. But after one ...
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Shutter very slow and laggy?

Shutter is very slow and laggy and I'm not sure why. I've tried to change settings to "Do not save file automatically" and "Do not copy anything to clipboard" but it's still incredibly slow. I have it ...
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Automatic screen capture script

I'm looking to accomlish exactly what Anwar Shah describes here Bash script to take screenshot and save the image - Ubuntu with the added functionality of setting a time increment for the script to ...
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How to set Shutter as default screenshoter in Ubuntu 14.04

I'm using standard Ubuntu 14.04 with Unity, how come I cannot set Shutter as default screenshoter anymore? I tried everything I knew, I purged it and reinstalled it completely, set it in Compiz ...
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problem downloading Shutter in 12.04

when I click "download" Shutter for v12.04 in Ubuntu Softwarecenter, a window of Launch Application pops up stating: "This link needs to be opened with an application". I have no clue which ...