Install Shutter 0.90 in Ubuntu 13.04 via PPA

July 27, 2013 — Leave a comment

This simple tutorial shows you how to install the latest Shutter 0.90 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail using its PPA repository.

shutter 0.90

This release fixes bugs and removes some error prone (or unused) features. Some of the error prone features has been removed in order to keep Shutter’s codebase easier to maintain.

Due to licensing issues it was necessary to remove three plugins (3Dreflection, 3Drotate, bordereffects). The plugins are based on scripts written by Fred Weinhaus and he asked to remove them from Shutter.

Shutter 0.90 indicator adds a new option to show the main window, it’s convenient for Unity users.

shutter show main window

This release removes the following dependency: libgnome2-gconf-perl (Gnome2::GConf)

Install Shutter from PPA:

The Shutter PPA is ready for Ubuntu 13.04, 12.10, 12.04 and 10.04 users. Press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below command to add the ppa:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:shutter/ppa

Then you can install it via below command:

sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get install shutter

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