HotShots is a Qt based screen capture software available for Windows, Linux and FreeBSD. It allows to capture screens and save them in a variety of image formats as well as add annotations and graphical data (arrows, lines, texts, …).
It is kinda similar to Shutter, but HotShots has few dependencies and takes small memory usage. The current release 2.0.1 brings below changes:
- Enhanced shortcut editor
- Add portable settings support (–portable option)
- Add valid debian package files
- Correct invalid freehand and region grabbing on linux (multi monitor)
If you would like to try this screen capture tool, press Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard to open terminal. When it opens, run below commands one by one:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install hotshots
Works for Ubuntu 13.10, Ubuntu 13.04, Ubuntu 12.10 and Ubuntu 12.04. Download the .deb from launchpad page if you don’t like PPAs.
sudo add-apt-repository -r ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/apps sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get remove hotshots