How to Install Screenshot Sharing App ‘ScreenCloud’ in Ubuntu

June 29, 2017 — Leave a comment

screencloud

ScreenCloud is an open-source screenshot sharing application consists of a cross-platform client and a sharing website.

With plugins, the app also supports uploading to other online services, e.g., FTP server, Imgur, and Dropbox.

ScreenCloud Features:

  • Open Source and cross-platform(Windows, Mac & Linux)
  • Fast and easy: Snap a photo, paste the link, done!
  • Plugin support, save to Dropbox, Imgur, etc.
  • Built in screenshot editor.

ScreenCloud Applet

How to Install ScreenCloud Client in Ubuntu:

For Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04, Ubuntu 16.10, Ubuntu 17.04, and derivatives, open terminal via Ctrl+Alt+T and do following steps to install the ScreenCloud client.

1. Run command to add the repository:

sudo sh -c "echo 'deb http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:/olav-st/xUbuntu_16.04/ /' >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/screencloud.list"

Change xUbuntu_16.04 in the code to xUbuntu_14.04, xUbuntu_17.04, etc depends on your system edition.

2. Download and install the repository key:

wget http://download.opensuse.org/repositories/home:olav-st/xUbuntu_16.04/Release.key && sudo apt-key add Release.key

Also change xUbuntu_16.04 in the code to which matches you os edition.

3. Finally install screencloud via either Synaptic Package Manager or commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install screencloud

Once installed, launch the software from Unity Dash, Gnome launcher or other app launcher, setup your account and plugins and enjoy!

Uninstall:

To remove the Screencloud repository, go to Software & Updates utility and navigate to Other Software tab.

To remove the screenshot sharing software, either use Synaptic Package Manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove screencloud

I'm a freelance blogger who started using Ubuntu 5+ years ago and wishes to share my experiences and some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers. Please notify me if you find any typo/grammar/language mistakes. English is not my native language. Contact me on Google Plus or email to ubuntuhandbook1@gmail.com

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