Ksnip - An Image Editing/Annotation Tool
Install With PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nemonein/ksnip -y \ && sudo apt update \ && sudo apt install ksnip -y
Install With Snap
For those who wish to install through the snap package manager, you can install with:
sudo apt install ksnip
Once having installed Ksnip, you may wish to use it as your default screenshot program. In order to do this, you will need to know the options you can pass it from the CLI:
--help- list all the options
--rectarea- select an area to take a screenshot of.
--lastrectarea- take a screenshot of the last selected area.
--fullscreen- take a fullscreen screenshot
--active- take a screenshot of the active window
--delay- set a delay in seconds before taking the screenshot.
--cursor-- capture the mouse cursor in the screenshot
--save- save the screenshot to the default location without opening in the editor.
Add to Nemo File Browser
If you want to be able to right-click an image and open with ksnip, you may need to create the following file:
[Desktop Entry] Encoding=UTF-8 Version=1.0 Type=Application NoDisplay=true Exec=ksnip %f Icon-Name=ksnip Name=ksnip Comment=Image annotation tool
First published: 10th October 2021