MSPaint like tool for Linux

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  • flameshot

    Powerful yet simple to use screenshot software :desktop_computer: :camera_flash:

    This mat or may not be an issue for you with Flameshot, but it may be for others. It's solvable if it is an issue by using mandatory access control such as AppArmor or conditional build. Just FYI.

  • swappy

    A Wayland native snapshot editing tool, inspired by Snappy on macOS

    I think swappy works great as a screenshot annotation tool.

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  • Tuxpaint-Android

    Port Tux Paint to Android made by Jianwei in GSOC 2015

  • mtPaint

    Mark Tyler's Painting Program


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