gnome-screenshot - screenshot application for GNOME

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename gnome-screenshot_3.18.0-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Package name gnome-screenshot
Package version 3.18.0
Package release 1ubuntu2
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category gnome
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 47.55 KB
Installed size 252.00 KB
This tool takes a picture of the desktop or of a window and saves it
into a file.


Package Version Architecture Repository
gnome-screenshot_3.18.0-1ubuntu2_i386.deb 3.18.0 i386 Ubuntu Main
gnome-screenshot - - -


Name Value
dconf-gsettings-backend -
gsettings-backend -
libc6 >= 2.7
libcairo2 >= 1.10.0
libcanberra-gtk3-0 >= 0.25
libcanberra0 >= 0.2
libgdk-pixbuf2.0-0 >= 2.23.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.39.90
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.11.5
libx11-6 -
libxext6 -


Type URL
Binary Package gnome-screenshot_3.18.0-1ubuntu2_amd64.deb
Source Package gnome-screenshot

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install gnome-screenshot deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install gnome-screenshot




2015-11-02 - Iain Lane <>
gnome-screenshot (3.18.0-1ubuntu2) xenial; urgency=medium
* 0002-Scale-images-by-the-scale-factor-in-use.patch: Drop - this patch was
wrong (created blurry images) and the issue has now been fixed directly in
gtk+3.0 3.16.7-0ubuntu5 instead.
2015-10-29 - Robert Ancell <>
gnome-screenshot (3.18.0-1ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* Merge with Debian, remaining Ubuntu changes:
* debian/patches/0001-cheese-flash-Don-t-set-a-GdkVisual-it-makes-the-flas.patch:
- Fix flash breaking on GTK+ 3.16.
* debian/patches/0002-Scale-images-by-the-scale-factor-in-use.patch:
- Fix working with HiDPI displays.
* debian/patches/01_use-ubuntu-help.patch:
- Use Ubuntu help instead of GNOME help.
* debian/patches/unity.patch:
- When running in Unity don't use HeaderBar and don't use the GNOME shell
D-Bus interface.
* debian/patches/update_unity_list.patch:
- Add quicklist area-shot option.
2015-09-24 - Andreas Henriksson <>
gnome-screenshot (3.18.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
2015-10-27 - Robert Ancell <>
gnome-screenshot (3.18.0-0ubuntu1) xenial; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2015-05-24 - Michael Biebl <>
gnome-screenshot (3.16.2-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
* Drop obsolete Breaks/Replaces.
* Bump debhelper compatibility level to 9.
* Bump Standards-Version to 3.9.6.
2015-07-28 - Iain Lane <>
gnome-screenshot (3.16.2-0ubuntu3) wily; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/unity.patch: Make the Unity "save" button the default
action, so you can hit enter on the save dialog.
2015-06-08 - Iain Lane <>
gnome-screenshot (3.16.2-0ubuntu2) wily; urgency=medium
* debian/patches/0001-cheese-flash-Don-t-set-a-GdkVisual-it-makes-the-flas.patch:
Fix the flash not ever going away under GTK 3.16.
* debian/patches/0002-Scale-images-by-the-scale-factor-in-use.patch: Scale
the screenshot by the scaling factor.
2015-06-02 - Robert Ancell <>
gnome-screenshot (3.16.2-0ubuntu1) wily; urgency=medium
* New upstream release
2014-12-04 - Robert Ancell <>
gnome-screenshot (3.14.0-1ubuntu1) vivid; urgency=low
[ Artur Rona ]
* Merge from Debian unstable. (LP: #1338801)  Remaining changes:
- debian/patches/01_use-ubuntu-help.patch:
+ Restore gnome-utils patch to use the Ubuntu help uri.
- debian/patches/update_unity_list.patch:
+ Update to the current xdg format, tweak capitalization.
+ List action to take screenshot of an area, 
thanks Christopher Kyle Horton.
* Drop following change, fixed upstream:
- debian/patches/uri.patch:
+ Fix display of accented characters correctly.
[ Robert Ancell ]
* debian/patches/unity.patch
- On Unity sessions display a confirmation dialog after taking 
screenshots with the keybindings, the auto saving behaviour
is confusing our users.
- Don't show headerbars under Unity.
- Don't try to use the gnome-shell interface under Unity.
2014-09-23 - Andreas Henriksson <>
gnome-screenshot (3.14.0-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.

See Also

Package Description
gnome-session-bin_3.18.1.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GNOME Session Manager - Minimal runtime
gnome-session-canberra_0.30-2.1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GNOME session log in and log out sound events
gnome-session-common_3.18.1.2-1ubuntu1_all.deb GNOME Session Manager - common files
gnome-settings-daemon-dev_3.18.2-0ubuntu3_amd64.deb Headers for building applications communicating with gnome-settings-daemon
gnome-settings-daemon-schemas_3.18.2-0ubuntu3_all.deb gnome-settings-daemon schemas
gnome-software-common_3.20.1+git20160420.1.ca63436.ubuntu-xenial-0ubuntu2_all.deb Software Center for GNOME (common files)
gnome-software_3.20.1+git20160420.1.ca63436.ubuntu-xenial-0ubuntu2_amd64.deb Software Center for GNOME
gnome-sudoku_3.18.2-1_amd64.deb Sudoku puzzle game for GNOME
gnome-system-log_3.9.90-4_amd64.deb system log viewer for GNOME
gnome-system-monitor_3.18.2-1_amd64.deb Process viewer and system resource monitor for GNOME
gnome-terminal-data_3.18.3-1ubuntu1_all.deb Data files for the GNOME terminal emulator
gnome-terminal_3.18.3-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb GNOME terminal emulator application
gnome-user-guide_3.18.1-1_all.deb GNOME user's guide
gnome-user-share_3.14.2-2ubuntu4_amd64.deb User level public file sharing via WebDAV or ObexFTP
gnome-video-effects-dev_0.4.1-3ubuntu1_all.deb Development files for gnome-video-effects