Ubuntu – The print screen key does not open the screen shot tool in Kubuntu 16.10

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The print screen key does not open the screen shot tool in Kubuntu 16.10.

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  • Kubuntu 16.10 replaces the old screen shot tool KSnapshot with Spectacle but does not change the keyboard setting accordingly. Under System Settings -> Shortcuts -> Custom Shortcuts the folder "Screenshots" must be developed to show an entry "Start Screenshot Tool". The trigger for this entry must be set to be the print screen key. A dialog will prompt warning that the key is already assigned; it is assigned to KSnapshot; therefore ignore the warning.

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