In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Flameshot screenshot tool on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Flameshot is a free and open-source, cross-platform tool to take screenshots. 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 software on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- 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 Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2
Step 2. Installing the Flameshot screenshot tool on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, Flameshot is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to install the latest version of Flameshot to your Ubuntu system:
sudo apt install flameshot
Step 3. Accessing Flameshot on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, run the following path on your desktop to open the path:
Activities -> Show Applications -> Flameshot Alternatively, you can launch it from the terminal with this command:
You can configure Flameshot’s interface and other options inside the configuration menu:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Flameshot. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Flameshot screenshot tool on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Flameshot website.