Installation on Linux¶
There are packages available for a few distros:
Snapshot also available via AUR: flameshot-git.
apt install flameshot
apt install flameshot
dnf install flameshot
eopkg install flameshot
In addition, we also have continuous integration, it currently provides the following package:
OpenSUSE Leap 15.2
General packages(AppImage, snap, and Flatpak): they can run on common Linux-based operating systems, such as RHEL, CentOS, openSUSE, SLED, Ubuntu, Fedora, debian and derivatives.
You can always use the AppImage as it is distro agnostic:
- Navigate to the folder you would like to store the software (the following is a suggestion):
mkdir -p ~/Applications/Flameshot cd ~/Applications/Flameshot
- Delete older versions of Flameshot AppImage:
- Download the latest AppImage 2.1. Get it from Release page OR 2.2. use the following to automatically download the latest.
curl -O -J -L $(curl -s https://api.github.com/repos/flameshot-org/flameshot/releases/latest \
| grep -Po 'https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot/releases/download/[^}]*\.AppImage' \
- Set it to executable:
chmod +x Flameshot-*-x86_64.AppImage
- Now you have the Flameshot ready and you can run the software:
This will create an icon in your system tray area. (usually in the bottom-right ot top-right of the screen). You can now either:
6.1 click on the tray icon and select "Take screenshot"
6.2 open terminal and use the following to run the application:
Flameshot is not currently on snap, but when it gets available, you can install Flameshot through:
snap install flameshot
to update the snap applications on your computer, you should run
Flameshot is not currently on Flathub, but it will be there soon and the information here will be updated accordingly. For now you can install the Flatpak from the github release:
flatpak install flathub org.flameshot.Flameshot
Alternatively you can install from the github using Flatpak if you want a specific version. For example for getting the version 0.9.0:
flatpak install https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot/releases/download/v0.9.0/org.flameshot.Flameshot-0.9.0.x86_64.flatpak
And for runing it you should do
flatpak run org.flameshot.Flameshot
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