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Linux ShareX alternitve

Project description

subShare - ShareX linux alternative.

PyPI version

Features:

  • Quickly upload and share files, text documents, screenshots and shorten links.
  • Configurable to use your own Nextcloud instance for uploads.
  • Uploading file contents to Hastebin.
  • Shortening links via Polr. (selfhosted/public)

Examples:

Sharing a file:
Alt text
https://s.atriox.io/vImLV # links are shortened via Polr :D

Sharing a text file:
Alt text
https://s.atriox.io/noVEi

Skip down to usage for more example commands.

Summary:

I made Subshare since I couldn't find a suitable linux alternative for ShareX, which I used on Windows to capture my screenshots, share text and files after it would upload them to the respective servies. Eg: Nextcloud/Hastebin. So I made something to fit my needs. If there are issues feel free to open up a issue and I'll try to get it fixed. Better yet write some come and help a brotha out? :D

Installation:

Subshare is available on PyPi and can be installed with pip

https://pypi.org/project/subshare/

pip3 install --user subshare

Requirements

Linux: escrotum

  • Scrot displayed artifacts when using selection mode. Escrotum fixed this.

Configuration

The default config file is created on the first run on subshare at ~/.subshare.yaml and concaints the following.

DefaultFileUploader: nextcloud
DefaultImageUploader: nextcloud
DefaultUrlShortener: polr
screenshots:
  savedir: /home/user/screenshots/
  quality: 100
nextcloud:
  activated: true
  url: https://cloud.yourwebsite.com
  username: youruser
  password: supersecretpassword
  screenshot_directory: subshare/screenshots
  uploads_directory: subshare/share
polr:
  activated: true
  url: https://polr.yourwebsite.com
  apikey: 123127234982c34c2943c223c4
hastebin:
  url: https://paste.yourwebsite.com

Enter all your respective details and a true or false for if you want to use Polr to shorten the links or not.

Usage

Note: All commands will automatically copy the link to your clipboard.

  • Sharing screenshots: subshare screen captures a regular screenshot. subshare screen select lets you drag out a selection.

  • Sharing text: subshare text /path/to/file will post the contents of the file to Hastebin.

  • Sharing files: subshare file /path/to/file upload the file to your nextcloud instance.

  • Shortening links: subshare link "LINK TO SHORTEN" will shorten the link you specify. Dont forget the quotes around it.

To-do:

[x] Make Polr optional. [] Add alternative providers for uploading and sharing links... [] idk it pretty much does what I wanted rn. Feel free to make a pull request or open up an issue if you'd like anything added and we'll see what we can do.

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