Dependencies

Note: If you are interested in the latest git snapshot or you want to use the tar.gz archives to get Shutter running on your system, please make sure you meet the dependencies (the name of the packages may differ):

Mandatory:

  • Since 0.96:
  • Since before that:
    • libglib-perl
    • liblocale-gettext-perl
    • libxml-simple-perl
    • libwww-mechanize-perl
    • libwww-perl
    • libnet-dbus-perl
    • imagemagick
    • perlmagick
    • libx11-protocol-perl
    • librsvg2-common
    • xdg-utils
    • procps
    • librsvg
    • libproc-processtable-perl (since 0.86.2)
    • libpath-class-perl (since 0.88)
    • libjson-perl (since 0.88)
    • libjson-maybexs-perl (since 0.94.1)
    • libfile-which-perl (since 0.88)
    • libfile-spec-perl (since 0.88)
    • libfile-basedir-perl (since 0.88)
    • libfile-copy-recursive-perl (since 0.88)
    • libproc-simple-perl (since 0.88)
    • libsort-naturally-perl (since 0.88)
    • libnumber-bytes-human-perl (since 0.95)
    • libglib-object-introspection-perl (since 0.95)

Optional:

  • Either gir1.2-appindicator3 (since 0.96) or gir1.2-ayatanaappindicator3 (supported since 0.99) If neither is installed, the tray icon will be missing on Gnome
  • libimage-exiftool-perl (since 0.87) Enables Shutter to write Metadata (Orientation) when saving Jpeg-Files instead of simply rotating the image
  • gnome-web-photo Shutter uses gnome-web-photo to capture websites
  • nautilus-sendto Enables the “Send To…”-functionality in right-click menu and main menu (“Screenshot”)
  • libnet-oauth-perl (since 0.93) Enables images upload to upload hosters using OAuth

Not needed any more:

  • libgnome2-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.95)
  • libgnome2-vfs-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.95)
  • libgnome2-gconf-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.90)
  • libgtk2-trayicon-perl (only if you are using a gtk2 version lower than 2.10.x)
  • libjson-xs-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.94.1)
  • libnet-dropbox-api-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.92)
  • libnet-dbus-glib-perl (no longer needed since Ubuntu One has been closed)
  • libgtk2-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)
  • libgtk2-imageview-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)
  • libgnome2-wnck-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)
  • libgoo-canvas-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)
  • libgtk2-appindicator-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)
  • libgtk2-unique-perl (no longer needed in versions >= 0.96)

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