Shutter 0.86.2 fixes bugs and improves Drag and Drop

Shutter 0.86.2 fixes some critical bugs and improves Drag and Drop, e.g. you can now simply drag your screenshots into your file browser or email software.

If you’ve subscribed to the Ubuntu repository, you’ll be prompted about an update being available automatically – otherwise, check the downloads page for individual packages. Maintainers of other distributions will be notified, so updates for that will be available soon.


  * Fixed bugs / minor improvements
    -- LP: #470403
       [Drag & drop the image after taking screenshot]
    -- LP: #543446
       [Transparent parts... show as <whatever>]
    -- LP: #561097
       [Profiles are broken]
    -- LP: #566597
       [ direct link is messed up]
    -- LP: #568961
       [Desktop may crash when canceling web-capture]
  * updated translations

@Packagers: Please note that this release depends on Proc::Killfam. The package is named libproc-processtable-perl in Debian based distributions.

@All: Please note that Shutter is open-source software and you can contribute in many ways:

  • Ask a question
    The result is a nice knowledge base by collecting all questions and answers
  • Creating bug reports
    We can’t fix anything we don’t know about – don’t hesitate to send us bug reports, it only costs you 5 minutes of your time
  • Translate Shutter
    Shutter does provide many translations but most of them aren’t complete yet – help us and your people to get the best translations into Shutter
  • Contribute financially
    If you don’t have the time to do one of the things mentioned above but you still want to help? Please consider contributing financially

Enjoy this release!



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