spotlighter - gtk interface to make annotations on the screen

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Universe i386
Package name spotlighter
Package version 0.3
Package release 1.1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 358 B
Download size 29.50 KB
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Spotlighter is a tool that shows a movable and resizable spotlight  on the
desktop screen. This is especially useful when making presentations, to
highlight point of interest.
Spotlighter is XInput-Aware, so you can use it with a graphic tablet or a
This program has been implemented for educational purposes.


Package Version Architecture Repository
spotlighter_0.3-1.1_amd64.deb 0.3 amd64 Ubuntu Universe
spotlighter - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.7
libcairo2 >= 1.10.0
libglib2.0-0 >= 2.12.0
libgtk-3-0 >= 3.0.0


Type URL
Binary Package spotlighter_0.3-1.1_i386.deb
Source Package spotlighter

Install Howto

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




2014-07-30 - YunQiang Su <>
spotlighter (0.3-1.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* don't use AM_PATH_GTK_3_0 in, as it cannot work
* use dh-autoreconf update build system (Closes: #747804 #727974)
2013-12-14 - Andrea Colangelo <>
spotlighter (0.3-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release. (Closes: #685911)
* New maintainer. (Closes: #724981)
* Bump to debhelper 9.
* debian/rules:
+ let dpkg-buildflags set LDFLAGS.
+ build --with autotools_dev. (Closes: #727974)
* debian/spotlighter.1: remove, now installed upstream.
* debian/spotlighter.manpages: remove, now useless.
* debian/patches/*: refresh.
* debian/patches/01_01_ftbfs_mips.patch: add to fix FTBFS on mips*.
(Closes: #722837)
* debian/control:
+ bump build-dep to libgtk-3-dev.
+ Bump Standars-Version to 3.9.5. No changes required.
+ Add Vcs-* tags.
* debian/copyright: update.
2011-08-09 - Karolina Kalic <>
spotlighter (0.1-1) unstable; urgency=low
* Initial Release. (Closes: #637361)
* debian/patches/00_desktop.patch: Minor changes to the desktop menu entry
* debian/patches/01_potfiles_skip.patch: Creates POTFILES.skip

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