How To Install grimshot on Kali Linux

In this tutorial we learn how to install grimshot on Kali Linux. grimshot is Easy to use screenshot tool for sway

Introduction

In this tutorial we learn how to install grimshot on Kali Linux.

What is grimshot

grimshot is a shell helper for creating screenshot in sway. It uses the grim screenshot utility some other small tools like slurp, wl-copy and jq.

There are three ways to install grimshot on Kali Linux . We can use apt-get, apt and aptitude. In the following sections we will describe each method. You can choose one of them.

Install grimshot Using apt-get

Update apt database with apt-get using the following command.

sudo apt-get update

After updating apt database, We can install grimshot using apt-get by running the following command:

sudo apt-get -y install grimshot

Install grimshot Using apt

Update apt database with apt using the following command.

sudo apt update

After updating apt database, We can install grimshot using apt by running the following command:

sudo apt -y install grimshot

Install grimshot Using aptitude

If you want to follow this method, you might need to install aptitude first since aptitude is usually not installed by default on Kali Linux. Update apt database with aptitude using the following command.

sudo aptitude update

After updating apt database, We can install grimshot using aptitude by running the following command:

sudo aptitude -y install grimshot

How To Uninstall grimshot on Kali Linux

To uninstall only the grimshot package we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get remove grimshot

Uninstall grimshot And Its Dependencies

To uninstall grimshot and its dependencies that are no longer needed by Kali Linux, we can use the command below:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove grimshot

Remove grimshot Configurations and Data

To remove grimshot configuration and data from Kali Linux we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y purge grimshot

Remove grimshot configuration, data, and all of its dependencies

We can use the following command to remove grimshot configurations, data and all of its dependencies, we can use the following command:

sudo apt-get -y autoremove --purge grimshot

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Summary

In this tutorial we learn how to install grimshot using different package management tools like apt, apt-get and aptitude.