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Flameshot, the popular screenshot software, released version 0.9.0 with great new features!

Flameshot 0.9.0 adds new global shortcut menu in configuration dialog. All actions hotkeys are fully customizable.

Another great new feature is new “Latest Uploads” option in indicator menu. It opens upload history dialog which lists all images uploaded to imgur with buttons to quickly copy image URL and open in browser.

Other changes in the 0.9.0 release include:

  • Official Mac OS support.
  • Improved Gnome Wayland support.
  • Offer digitally signed windows releases.
  • Ability to run flameshot on Sway
  • Option to use JPG format for clipboard.
  • Take “symmetric” selections by holding the Shift key
  • Add “check for updates” option
  • The rectangle tool now round the corners based on the current thickness
  • New “fixed save path” option.

Download / Install Flameshot in Ubuntu:

The deb packages for Ubuntu 18.04, Ubuntu 20.04, as well as other system packages are available to download at the link below:

Flameshot releases

Grab the deb for your Ubuntu edition, or download the non-install Appimage package.

For the deb, double-click to install via Software Install, or run command in terminal to install it:

sudo apt install ./Downloads/flameshot-0.9.0-*.deb

Flameshot, powerful yet simple to use screenshot tool, released version 0.8.0 with new editing tools, improvements, and many fixes.

Flameshot 0.8.0 added the popular requested circle counter tool. It added a button in left-side of screen to open the sidebar, which was previously only accessible by hitting Space on keyboard.

The blur tool has been replaced by pixelate tool. If the “thickness” is 0 or 1, the old blur behavior is preserved. If the thickness is increased past 1 the image will pixelate by the thickness.

Other changes include:

  • Allow enter key to copy image to clipboard
  • Add support for saving as JPG and BMP files.
  • Add line thickness to side panel
  • Add option to close after capture (buggy at the moment.)
  • Add option to auto copy URL after upload
  • Fix capture after pressing ctrl + S during textarea input
  • Add more translations.
  • Add Snap and Flatpak packages

How to Install Flameshot 0.8.0 in Ubuntu 20.04 / 18.04:

Go to the release page at the link below, scroll down, and select download an installer package:

Flameshot Releases

For Ubuntu 20.04, grab the “flameshot_ubuntu_0.8.0-1_amd64.deb” package. Then install it by either GDebi, or running command in terminal:

cd ~/Downloads && sudo apt install ./flameshot_ubuntu_0.8.0-1_amd64.deb

For older Ubuntu releases, grab the .Appimage – single executable to launch the screenshot tool, .snap or .flatpak – universal Linux packages run in sandbox.