Install Hotshots 2.1.0 in Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Ubuntu
HotShots is an application for capturing screens and saving them in a variety of image formats as well as adding annotations and graphical data (arrows, lines, texts,…). You can also upload your creations to the web (FTP/some web services).
– Grab current screen, all monitors (in case of multi-monitors configuration), current window or a part of the desktop.
– Save the screenshot in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP,…).
– Automatically save the screenshot to clipboard, disk or launch the editor tool.
– Automatically scale the screenshot to a given size.
– Use “system” shortcuts to take a screenshot.
– Add automatically some “post-effects” to the screenshot.
– Add annotation items (text, arrows, rectable,…) to the snapshot.
– Can be minimized to the system tray and work in the background.
– Export edited image in multiple formats (PNG, JPG, BMP…).
– Save/Restore edited image in proprietary format.
– Send image directly to the printer or to a web service.
Installing Hotshots 2.1.0
Open Terminal and run the following commands.
$ sudoadd-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install hotshots
It can be launched from the Dash or the Terminal.
You can also take screenshots from the drop down indicator menu on the menu bar.