Install Ksnip screenshot tool on Ubuntu via PPA repository

This simple tutorial demonstrates how to install the Ksnip screenshot tool on Ubuntu and receive future software updates via a PPA repository.

Kiss nip A Qt-based screenshot tool that runs on Windows, Mac OS, and Linux (X11, KDE, and Gnome Wayland). As with regular screenshot applications, it supports taking screenshots of the entire screen, application windows, and selected areas. It also has an editing function, you can upload screenshots directly to imgur.com, print screenshots, save to pdf / ps.

Install Ksnip screenshot tool on Ubuntu via PPA repository

Software Offers Official .deb Download it on the github release page.

If you like the screenshot tool, Unofficial PPA repository You can easily receive software package updates via the system update manager.

1. Open a terminal by pressing Ctrl + Alt + T on your keyboard or by searching for “Terminal” from the application menu. Once open, execute the command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dhor/myway

When prompted, enter your user password (no asterisk feedback for security reasons) and press Enter to add the PPA.

Install Ksnip screenshot tool on Ubuntu via PPA repository

So far, PPA supports Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 19.10, and their derivatives. The PPA also maintains many other popular applications (gthumb, rawtherapee, etc.).

2.) Then you can run the command to install Ksnip for the first time.

sudo apt update

sudo apt install ksnip

Thereafter, future ksnip updates will be provided along with system package updates via Software Updater (Update Manager).

(Optional) To delete the PPA repository, start the software and update utility, go to the Other Software tab, and delete the line for the repository.

Install Ksnip screenshot tool on Ubuntu via PPA repository

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