In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Flameshot on AlmaLinux 8. For those of you who didn’t know, Flameshot is an open-source screenshot tool available for Linux, Mac, and Windows. The best thing about this screenshot tool is that it operates with both the graphical user interface as well as the command-line interface. It is a very easy-to-use screenshot tool that provides users with a high level of flexibility and customization.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the Flameshot screenshot tool on AlmaLinux 8. You can follow the same instructions for CentOS and Rocky Linux.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: AlmaLinux 8, CentOS, and Rocky Linux 8.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Flameshot on AlmaLinux 8
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Flameshot on AlmaLinux 8.
- Install Flameshot from the default AlmaLinux repository.
By default, Flameshot is available on the AlmaLinux 8 base repository. Now we run the following command to install the latest version of Flameshot to your system:
sudo dnf install flameshot
- Install Flameshot from the GitHub.
Type the following command to download the latest
.rpm package using
Then, install using the following command below:
rpm -i flameshot-11.0.0.-1-lp15.2.x86_64.rpm
Step 3. Accessing Flameshot on AlmaLinux.
Once successfully installed, open the Flameshot on your system by using the application search bar. Click on the ‘Activities’ and then type ‘Flameshot’ in the application search box.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Flameshot. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Flameshot screenshot tool on your AlmaLinux 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Flameshot website.