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Imgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to Imgur

Imgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to Imgur

Recently stopped working plugin for imgur.com for Shutter, so I searched for alternatives and stumbled on Imgur-Screenshot, a bash script that allows you to take screenshots and upload them to Imgur.



Sorry for the spelling and phonetic errors in the text.
Owner and main writer of MintGuide.org is not a native English speaker.


Imgur-Screenshot has several useful features, including:
*Imgur automatically copy links to clipboard
*Allows you to edit the image (using an external editing application) before downloading
*Allows you to upload images anonymously or through an account-Imgur
*Can create and add images to the Imgur albums
*Downloaded images can be automatically delete after the desired number of seconds
*Flexibly customizable.

The script can also load any image on Imgur, so it can upload not only screenshots created via Imgur-Screenshot.

However, Imgur-Screenshot supports other utilities for creating screenshots, for example, maim (which users of Linux Mint can install from the main PPA repository WebUpd8 team). This parameter, like other settings, can be changed in the configuration file Imgur-Screenshot.

You may use Imgur-Screenshot Nemo with a simple script (which is also available for Nautilus and Caja) for uploading images to Imgur Using this script, you can right click your mouse on the image in Nautilus, Nemo or Caja and select Scripts > Upload to Imgur, that will upload the picture on Imgur and copy the image address to the clipboard.

Installation latest version into Linux Mint:

1. Download imgur-screenshot.sh
2. Install dependencies Imgur-Screenshot
Imgur-Screenshot depends on packages libnotify-bin, scrot, xclip, curl and grep. To install them in Linux Mint, use the following command (some packages may already be installed) in your terminal:
sudo apt-get install libnotify-bin scrot xclip curl grep
3. Install Imgur-Screenshot
To install the script in /usr/local/bin/, you need to place the downloaded file "imgur-screenshot.sh" in your home directory and run the following commands on your terminal:

cd 
sudo install imgur-screenshot.sh /usr/local/bin/imgur-screenshot
rm imgur-screenshot.sh

The script supports automatic updates. When an update is available, you can update imgur-screenshot using the following commands in your terminal:

sudo imgur-screenshot --update
sudo chmod 775 /usr/local/bin/imgur-screenshot

To use Imgur-screenshot for screenshots and uploading it to Imgur, just run it from the command line with the following command:

imgur-screenshot

... and select a window or region, a screenshot of which you want to remove.


After taking a screenshot, Imgur-Screenshot automatically opens the link to the image in your default web browser, and copies it to the clipboard.
The link to the image is also displayed in the output of the command along with a link to the deletion:

Imgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to ImgurImgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to Imgur

You can also bind the script to a shortcut key. For example, in Cinnamon you can set hot keys or hot corners:

Imgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to ImgurImgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to Imgur

Imgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to ImgurImgur-Screenshot: take screenshots and upload them to Imgur

To get acquainted with all the opportunities Imgur-Screenshot, use the command:

imgur-screenshot --help

You can edit the config to fit your needs
gedit /.config/imgur-screenshot/settings.conf

In the configuration file there are comments that will help you to correctly change the settings.

Good Luck!!!

https://github.com/jomo/imgur-screenshot

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