Snipping Tool App for Linux - How to Download & Use

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The Linux Snipping Tool offers a variety of features for users on different Linux distributions, such as Ubuntu, Fedora, and Linux Mint. Some of these features include:

  • Easy-to-use interface for capturing and editing screenshots
  • Compatibility with various Linux operating systems
  • Customizable hotkeys for quick access to the tool's functionality
  • Multiple screenshot modes, including full screen, window, and region capture
  • Image editing tools for annotations, highlighting, and cropping
  • Save and share options for popular image formats and cloud services

Installing and Launching the App on Linux

Follow these step-by-step instructions to install and launch the Snipping Tool on Linux application:

  1. Open the terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T.
  2. Update your package list with the command: sudo apt-get update
  3. Install the Ubuntu screenshot app by entering the command: sudo apt-get install gnome-screenshot
  4. Once the installation is complete, you can launch the tool by searching for "Screenshot" in the application menu or by pressing the Print Screen key.

For other Linux distributions, such as Fedora or Linux Mint, you can install the Snipping Tool for Linux Mint using the appropriate package manager and commands. For instance, in Fedora, use the command sudo dnf install gnome-screenshot to install the app.

System Requirements

Operating System Minimum Version Recommended Version
Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 20.04 LTS
Fedora 29 34
Linux Mint 18.3 20.2

Ensure that your Linux distribution meets the minimum system requirements to run the Ubuntu screen capture tool efficiently. Most modern distributions should have no problem running the app, but it's always a good idea to double-check compatibility before installation.

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