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Directly upload screenshots to a SSH server.

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# Upscrot

Upscrot is a simple tool that will take a screenshot using the Linux “scrot” command and upload it directly to an SSH server.

After uploading, the URL is copied to the X clipboard and can be pasted with middle click.

## Installing

Install upscrot via pip:

sudo pip install -U upscrot

If you’re on Arch Linux you can also install [from AUR](

yaourt -S upscrot

## Usage

First run:

  1. Run A sample config file will be created.
  2. Edit the config file with your server information.

Regular run:

  1. Run
  2. Draw a rectangle with your mouse around the desired area.
  3. Screenshot will be uploaded automatically. The URL will be copied to the X clipboard and printed to the console.

It is recommended that you set up key authentication for your SSH server, so you don’t have to type in your password each time.

## Requirements

  • python
  • python-appdirs
  • scrot

## Author

## License

Copyright (C) 2011–2016 Danilo Bargen

upscrot 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 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

upscrot 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 upscrot. If not, see

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