Tuesday, July 19, 2011

how to install shutter 0.87.3 in ubuntu lucid

Shutter,formerly known as GScrot, is a feature-rich screenshot program. One can take a screenshot of a specific area, window,whole screen, or even of a website - apply different effects to it, draw on it to highlight points, and then upload to an image hosting site, all within one window.
Shutter is an open-source program, and is available completely for free-both as free speech and free egg-roll.
In the latest version 0.87.3,it has the following features--
* New Features
    -- Show "real" cursor (instead of standard cursor)
    -- Locate on disk
  * Fixed bugs / minor improvements
    -- LP: #695629
       [locate on disk feature]
    -- LP: #781235
       [shutter.1.gz isn't gzipped]
    -- LP: #769902
       [shutter --man displays source code]
    -- LP: #752846
       [Application doesn't work on windows with certain titles]
    -- LP: #749442
       [UI improvements to the timeout menu]
    -- LP: #779252
       [Support gnome-web-photo >= 0.10]
    -- LP: #744397
       [It doesn't save the selected profile between sessions]
    -- LP: #388475
       [Showing standard cursor (left-ptr) instead of current cursor]
  * updated translations
Now,the version present in the ubuntu lucid repository is version 0.85.
To install the latest version(0.87.3),type the following in terminal--
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install shutter
 Lots of screenshots of this nice applications could be found here.