Install flameshot on ubuntu 16.04

Update 2

In ubuntu 18.04, flameshot can be installed directly

sudo apt install flameshot


There is a ppa for this now. Follow the below link

First check whether you have git installed

sudo apt install git

Clone the repository using this command

git clone

Go to the clone directory

cd flameshot

Install the dependencies

sudo apt install -y git g++ build-essential qt5-qmake qt5-default qttools5-dev-tools

Compile and install using qmake and make install


make install #desktop entry fails with warning

To use it

flameshot gui #via terminal

Enjoy smile

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