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Gyazo for Linux

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apt-get Install

  • curl -s | sudo bash
  • sudo apt-get install gyazo

yum Install

  • curl -s | sudo bash
  • sudo yum install gyazo

Add the Gyazo Icon to the Unity Launcher

  1. Open the Unity Dash
  2. Search "Gyazo"
  3. Drag the Gyazo icon and drop it into the launcher

⚠️ Troubleshooting

Failed to Install

  • Please refer to this issue.
    • Install deb package, write os to ubuntu and version to trusty
    • Install rpm package, write os to el and version to 6

Change your Screenshot Command/Tool

Gyazo uses the import (imagemagick) command/tool by default. If you have trouble using Gyazo when taking screenshots, such as it not taking the correct area, a broken image being taken, or something irregular, try changing your screenshot tool following these steps before submitting an Issue.

Change screenshot command with $HOME/.gyazo.config.yml, as shown below.

  • scrot
command: scrot -s
  • gnome-screenshot
command: gnome-screenshot -a -f
  • xfce4-screenshooter
command: xfce4-screenshooter -r -o gyazo


Gyazo for Linux is maintained by Nota Inc., but the development is not as active as the Windows and Mac versions of Gyazo. Fixes for reported problems and issues may take longer than usual. If you would like a problem fixed soon, we recommend you attempt to fix it and pull request the fix.

Pull requests are welcome and encouraged.

How to Release

  • Create a pull request to bump version like this #110
  • And merge it to master
  • Create a pull request from master to release
    • Mark the version using git tag
  • Build the package and push it to PackageCloud through CircleCI after it's merged


Copyright (c) 2015 Nota Inc. All rights reserved.

Gyazo-for-Linux is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

Gyazo-for-Linux is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with Gyazo-for-Linux; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA.