In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Flameshot on Fedora 39. Flameshot is a powerful, open-source screenshot tool available for Linux, Mac, and Windows. It offers a range of features, including in-app screenshot editing, customizable appearance, and the ability to upload screenshots to Imgur.
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 a Fedora 39.
Before diving into the installation process, let’s ensure that you have everything you need:
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 39.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- You will need access to the terminal to execute commands. Fedora 39 provides the Terminal application for this purpose. It can be found in your Applications menu.
- You’ll need an active internet connection to download Flameshot and its dependencies.
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 Fedora 39
Step 1. Before installing any new software, it’s a good practice to update your system. This ensures compatibility and smooth operation. To update your Fedora system, type the following command:
sudo dnf clean all sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Dependencies.
Flameshot requires some dependencies to be installed for full functionality:
sudo dnf install qt5-qtbase qt5-qtbase-devel gcc-c++ cmake make git
Step 3. Installing Flameshot on Fedora 39.
Now use git to clone the Flameshot repository:
git clone https://github.com/flameshot-org/flameshot.git
Compile and install Flameshot using the following commands:
cd flameshot mkdir build cd build cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr .. make sudo make install
Alternatively, you can install Flameshot using Snap:
sudo dnf install snapd sudo snap install flameshot
Step 4. Launch Flameshot on Fedora.
Flameshot is now installed and can be launched by running:
This command will start the Flameshot GUI, allowing you to take screenshots.
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Flameshot. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Flameshot screenshot tool on your Fedora 39 system. For additional Apache or useful information, we recommend you check the official Flameshot website.