Install HotShots 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.10

Add the HotShots screenshot application to your Ubuntu 13.10 system

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Here's how you can install HotShots 2.1.0 in Ubuntu 13.10. HotShots is a lightweight screenshot utility.

Tip Intro

1. Open a terminal window.

2. Type in the following commands then hit Enter after each.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:samrog131/ppa

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install hotshots

HotShots is a lightweight screenshot tool with editing options. It has the same features as Shutter despite the fact that it is lighter.

Version 2.1.0

* Features:

- Speed up launch time

- Add option for mouse cursor in snapshot

- Add User defined action on click/double-click tray icon

- Editor: add group alignment (vertical/horizontal)

- Editor: add rescale background image panel

- Change Windows grabbing code on windows platform

* Bugs

- Editor: correct invalid save/restore position for text item

More at Linux G

Additional resources for HotShots

HotShots at Qt-Apps

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