Lookit-Screenshot Application (PPA Installation instructions included)

Lookit is a screen capture tool that can be used to capture an area or the entire screen. After capturing, you can save it on your desktop or upload to a FTP, SSH server or Imgur.

Install lookit on ubuntu

open the terminal and run the following commands

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:lookit/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install lookit


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4 Responses

  1. saikat says:

    “Take Screen-shot” is already existed. why another?

  2. vq35 says:

    Already part of compiz

  3. ArtBIT says:

    Lookit can automatically post your screenshot to online image services like imgur, so you can share it quickly.

    It is quite handy when you wanna show your screen to some people (e.g. help desk to better describe your issue)

  4. K says:

    What’s this about?
    Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/lookit/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/source/Sources 404 Not Found
    W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/lookit/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-amd64/Packages 404 Not Found
    W: Failed to fetch http://ppa.launchpad.net/lookit/ppa/ubuntu/dists/precise/main/binary-i386/Packages 404 Not Found
    E: Some index files failed to download. They have been ignored, or old ones used instead.
    >>:~$ sudo apt-get install lookit
    Reading package lists… Done
    Building dependency tree
    Reading state information… Done
    E: Unable to locate package lookit

    This isn’t the first time I’ve ran into a bunk ppa install posted on this site. Do you actually test to see if the commands in your post(s) work?

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