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How to run Flameshot on PrintScreen button in Bodhi Linux

Once you have installed Flameshot screenshot manager on your Bodni linux distro, you will see, that pressing PrtSc (PrintScreen) button still runs standard screenshot application. Yes, we can run Flameshot manually by clicking on its icon in tray and choosing "Take Screenshot" option, but it's not the best way to use:

bodhi linux flameshot - tray

If you don't know how in install Flameshot on your Bodhi Linux computer, read the following manual: How to install Flameshot on Bodhi Linux?

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Written by Administrator on Sunday January 30, 2022

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How to install Flameshot in Bodhi Linux?

Bodhi linux has default application for making screenshot and it has name .. "Screenshot" :) It's not very popular because it has awful design and it's almost not customizable. This is how it looks in standard Bodhi Linux distro:

bodhi linux screenshot program interface and settings

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Written by Administrator on Sunday January 30, 2022

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How to install Flameshot in Linux Mint? [with screenshots]

Flameshot is very powerful and easy-to-use screenshot manager for every linux distro. Embedded screenshot managers are very small and fast programs, but offer very limited functionality. If you want to install Flameshot in Linux Mint, just run following command in Linux Mint terminal:

$ sudo apt-get install flameshot

output:

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Written by Administrator on Friday May 1, 2020

How to install Flameshot in Modicia Linux [with screenshot]

Flameshot is very powerful screenshot manager for Linux. Installation in Modicia Linux is very fast and simple:

$ sudo apt-get install flameshot

output:

$ sudo apt-get install flameshot

Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  flameshot
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 101 not upgraded.
Need to get 217 kB of archives.
After this operation, 823 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu bionic/universe amd64 flameshot amd64 0.5.1-2 [217 kB]
Fetched 217 kB in 2s (125 kB/s)    
Selecting previously unselected package flameshot.
(Reading database ... 257035 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../flameshot_0.5.1-2_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking flameshot (0.5.1-2) ...
Setting up flameshot (0.5.1-2) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.23-1ubuntu3.18.04.2) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3+18.04.20180207.2-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for man-db (2.8.3-2ubuntu0.1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-11ubuntu1.1) ...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.60ubuntu1) ...

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Written by Administrator on Thursday April 23, 2020

How to start Flameshot with PrtScr hotkey in Devuan Linux [with screenshots]

Sometimes we need to start application by clicking HotKey. Let's take Flameshot screenshot manager (read: How to install Flameshot on Devuan Linux). Normally after installation Devuan Linux (XFCE desktop) "doesn't know", that you want make screenshots with clicking "PrtScr" (or "PrtSc") button. Let's assing this button on your keyboard to Flameshot application.

Go to Main menu -> Settings -> Keyboard

Then you will see Keyboard settings window and select "Application Shortcuts" tab:

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Written by Administrator on Thursday April 23, 2020

How to install Flameshot in Devuan Linux [with screenshots]

Flameshot screenshot manager is not included in standard Devuan repositories, so we need to add Stretch-Backports repository (from Debian) in order to install it on your Devuan Linux system.

Adding Stretch-Backports repository

Open file /etc/apt/sources.list .

$ sudo vim /etc/apt/sources.list

In my case:

sources.list file in Devuan

and add this line:

deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian stretch-backports main

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Written by Administrator on Thursday April 23, 2020

Image: devuan/flameshot-devuan-main-image.png