How to make Shutter the default Print Screen Application in Linux Mint 19.1


Today we are looking at how to make Shutter the default print screen application in Linux Mint 19.1.

In this first step we install Shutter, we add a PPA to be able to edit screenshots, etc.  Then we update our system and install shutter.

In the second phase, we go to our system settings and make Shutter the default screenshot app, as seen in the video, and I gave tips in the instructions below.

Lastly, and I sadly forgot to show this in the video, a person can remove your old screenshot app if you would like too!  A person goes to your menu type in the screenshot, find the app, right-click on it and uninstall it.  Enjoy!

1) Instructions:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntuhandbook1/shutter
sudo apt update
sudo apt install shutter

2) Set Shutter as the default Screenshot tool
shutter -f
print

3) Remove old screenshot app (optional)

About PPA:
https://launchpad.net/~linuxuprising/+archive/ubuntu/shutter

About Shutter:
https://launchpad.net/shutter

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