How to change the PrtSc toggle to Lightshot?

I installed Lightshot, a screenshot app, using Wine.

This is the command I used:

wine ./setup-lightshot.exe

The apps hotkey is the PrtSc key. But on pressing PrtSc, the default screenshot app launches.

How do I get Lightshot to launch when I press PrtSc?

neofetch output for reference

                     ./o.                  username@linux 
                   ./sssso-                ------------ 
                 `:osssssss+-              OS: EndeavourOS Linux x86_64 
               `:+sssssssssso/.            Host: HP Laptop 15s-gr0xxx 
             `-/ossssssssssssso/.          Kernel: 5.16.3-zen1-1-zen 
           `-/+sssssssssssssssso+:`        Uptime: 2 hours, 32 mins 
         `-:/+sssssssssssssssssso+/.       Packages: 904 (pacman) 
       `.://osssssssssssssssssssso++-      Shell: bash 5.1.16 
      .://+ssssssssssssssssssssssso++:     Resolution: 1920x1080 
    .:///ossssssssssssssssssssssssso++:    DE: Xfce 4.16 
  `:////ssssssssssssssssssssssssssso+++.   WM: Xfwm4 
`-////+ssssssssssssssssssssssssssso++++-   WM Theme: Arc-Darker 
 `..-+oosssssssssssssssssssssssso+++++/`   Theme: Arc-Dark [GTK2], Arc-Darker [GTK3] 
   ./++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++/:.     Icons: Paper [GTK2], Arc-X-D [GTK3] 
  `:::::::::::::::::::::::::------``       Terminal: xfce4-terminal 
                                           Terminal Font: Source Code Pro 10 
                                           CPU: AMD Ryzen 3 3250U with Radeon Graphics (4) @ 2.600G 
                                           GPU: AMD ATI Radeon Vega Series / Radeon Vega Mobile Ser 
                                           Memory: 3736MiB / 13989MiB

Is there a specific reason you need Lightshot? If not then Flameshot seems to be a better option. No need to have another API running for it.


Wouldn’t the “how do I …” depend on the desktop environment (or window manager) in use?

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My apologies. I have edited the post with more details.


I guess I have to learn to dig around when looking for apps. I used Lightshot on Windows and didn’t bother to search any alternatives for Linux.

Installed Flameshot after reading this, it’s working nicely.



No problem. On Arch or Arch-based system, you can find a lot of software that provides similar functions to Windows stuff. Arch has the AUR in there you might even find the same windows software built from sources. Just do a search if not just search here or ask some would know of Linux replacment.

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