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Fileshare Applet

Fileshare applet development is inspired mostly by Droplr windows client. Its purpose is to share images over the Internet using on-line services.
By now Imgur service is supported.

Fileshare applet features

  • drag'n'drop image files to 'File Grabber' to upload
  • select screen area to grab, show preview and upload
  • link to the result image is automatically stored in the buffer, just paste to share the link
  • Imgur and Droplr account support: run 'Log in' menu item to connect application to your account (note, that to use Droplr account you'll need to request application keys from the developers, see http://help.droplr.com/customer/portal/articles/1014091-introduction for more details)

For Linux users

  1. Download and latest DEB package from releases page. Or build a package yourself if you want (requires Docker):
    ./ci/build.sh
    
    this will create deb package in dist folder.
  2. Install it with the command:
# apt-get install <path to deb file>

For Windows users:

  1. Download and run PyGTK all-in-one installer:
    http://www.pygtk.org/downloads.html
  2. Run fileshare-setup.exe

Custom keyboard shortcut

Please, note, that not all systems support hotkeys. To check whether your system supports them, open Python console and type:

from gi.repository import Keybinder

If there's no error, shortcuts should work fine.

By default the keyboard shortcut is "<Super>P".
In case it conflicts with your system or you'd like to change it, perform the following:

  1. Start the fileshare application
  2. Quit the app
  3. Edit the file
~/.fileshare/settings.cfg

find the section:

[KEYMAP]
grabscreen = <Super>P

and change "<Super>P" to the desired shortcut.
You may use the following modifiers: <Alt>, <Ctrl>, <Shift>, <Super>

Special thanks to:

  • Droplr developers for idea
  • Weather Indicator Team for first steps in Unity Python toolbar application development
  • VladX, Nanoshot developer for many great PyGTK examples

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