Shutter Linux- How to Download and Install on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS

Shutter Linux

Shutter Linux: In this article, we will see How to Install Shutter for Linux using different methods. In general, Shutter Linux is one of the Best Screen capturing tools that will help us to take Screenshots of Whole Window or Selected regions and other Image editing options. Shutter Linux will be an indispensable application and it is more useful Tutorial Creators and Schools and particularly when you have a Query and you have to provide your screenshot to get an answer. There are different methods available to install this Shutter Linux on Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS and we will see about them in detail in the following article.

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Install Shutter Linux on Ubuntu Unity using Terminal:

Installing Shutter using the Linux Terminal is the easiest way. The following are the commands used to install shutter on Ubuntu.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install shutter
How to Use? Paste and Execute the above command one by one.

If you are a beginner then follow our detailed explanation given below with step by step image representations.

  • Open Terminal using the Shortcut CTRL + ALT + T.
  • Once the terminal opens, execute the following command and press Enter Key.
$   sudo apt-get update

How to Use? Paste the above command and press Enter Key.

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Execute the First Command
  • Finally, you have to execute installation command. Kindly enter your Password if you are asked to.
$   sudo apt-get install shutter

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How to Use? Paste the above command and press Enter Key.

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Execute the final Command
  • Now, Shutter Linux is installed on your Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS. You can able to access it by using All Apps –> Shutter.

How to Install Shutter Linux using “Ubuntu Software” of Ubuntu Unity- GUI Mode:

If you feel that you don’t want to get into the terminal things and wish to download and install Shutter Linux using Graphical User Interface(GUI) then this is the most suitable method. Kindly follow the below steps.

  • Go to All Applications.
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    All Applications
  • Open Ubuntu Software Application now.
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    Ubuntu Software
  • Click on the Search Symbol that is available on the Top.
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    Search Symbol
  • A search bar will appear. Search for “Shutter”.
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    Search for Shutter
  • Once you find the app, Choose Install option.
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    Choose Install
  • The Application will start to install now.
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    Installing Shutter
  • Once the installation is finished then you can access Shutter using Launch option of Ubuntu Software.
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    Launch Shutter Application

Using Shutter on Linux Ubuntu Unity 18.04.1 LTS:

The shutter is a full featured and a special Screenshot tool because alike other Screenshot tools, Shutter provides a number of features which you won’t get it on other Screenshot capturing tools.

    • Take Screenshot of the entire Desktop.
    • Take Screenshot of a selected application.
    • Specify a region and take a Screenshot of that selected region.
    • You can choose whether you can include Cursor on your screenshot or not.
    • Run a lot of predefined Plugins using the shortcut Screenshot–>Run a Plugin. There are a lot of Image editing options available in those plugins with which you can define your images with edits such as Barrel Distortion, Polaroid, Sepia, Watermarks, Greyscale and more.
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Adding Effects to the taken screenshot using plugins
Note: Kindly note that the Run a Plugin option will get enabled only when a screenshot is taken.

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