Third Party Packages

Shutter was relying on several outdated libraries for several years and therefore has been removed from most distribuitions’ official repositories. By now it has been ported to GTK3 and can be packaged for repositories again but hasn’t been picked up by many distributions yet. The following list shows how you can get Shutter for some distributions. Please report packages, which are not listed below, or errors on Github or via our contact form.

Arch Linux

A package for Arch Linux is available, install it with

pacman -S shutter

Debian

There are official Debian packages available in the oldoldstable distrubution (Stretch).

You can install Shutter by using the package manager or the following command:

apt-get install shutter

For newer Debian versions Shutter is currently not available and needs to be installed from source.

Fedora

A package for Fedora for versions from 33 to 36 is available, install it with:

dnf install shutter

Gentoo

Shutter is included in Gentoo Portage, install it with:

emerge shutter

Linux Mint

The official PPA is now being maintained by the creator of Linuxuprising.com, who was previously maintaining the unofficial Shutter PPA. Users of the unofficial PPA are advised to switch to the official PPA, since the unofficial PPA will only be maintained for a limited time.

Mageia

A package for Mageia is available though it is outdated.

Manjaro

A package for Manjaro is available.

openSUSE

Packages for openSUSE are available though most of them are currently outdated.

PCLinuxOS

A package for PCLinuxOS is available though it is currently outdated.

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (and Derivatives like CentOS, Scientific Linux etc.)

One of our users (Nux) provides a small repository for RHEL 7. The repository is designed to coexist with Fedora’s EPEL repository. In order to add those repos to your system and install Shutter you can use the following commands:

rpm -Uvh http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/7/i386/epel-release-7-8.noarch.rpm

rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm

yum install shutter

For RHEL 7 and 8 Shutter can be installed using snap following these instructions.

Slackware

A package for Slackware is available.

Ubuntu

The official PPA is now being maintained by the creator of Linuxuprising.com, who was previously maintaining the unofficial Shutter PPA. Users of the unofficial PPA are advised to switch to the official PPA, since the unofficial PPA will only be maintained for a limited time.

Latest Posts

Shutter 0.99

New version is available with the following improvements:

Official PPA revived

Shutter’s official PPA has been abandoned many years ago, but luckily a PPA by linuxuprising has been available for over two years already and made it possible for Ubuntu and Ubuntu-based distros’ users to comfortably install Shutter.

Shutter 0.98 with further fixes

0.98 fixes several regressions which haven’t been fixed in 0.97.