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KRuler – free and open source on-screen ruler for measuring pixels for Linux


  • Kruler screen ruler for determining the size of objects on the screen in pixels;
  • It is possible to change the orientation: horizontally or vertically;
  • You can: choose the background color of the ruler, select the font and its size, adjust the transparency, change the length of the ruler to the desired length and scale (from right to left, from center, offset, percentage);
  • Support feature “Always on Top”;
  • Integration with the system tray;
  • Support for custom keyboard shortcuts.

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The software KRuler is available for installation on Linux.

Installation methodOS
DebUbuntu* 16.04/18.04/19.04/20.04, Linux Mint 18/19, Debian
RPMopenSUSE, Rosa Linux, Mageia, ALT Linux, Fedora, CentOS, Red Hat Enterprise Linux and others
SnapUbuntu, Linux Mint, Debian, Arch Linux, Fedora, CentOS, KDE Neon, openSUSE, elementary OS, Manjaro, Red Hat Enterprise Linux

*Ubuntu (GNOME), Kubuntu (KDE), Xubuntu (XFCE), Lubuntu (LXDE)

Install Software via Deb package

Install Software via RPM package

Install Software via Snap package

sudo snap install kruler

Software Information

Language Interface:English, Russian, Deutsch, Spanish, French and others
Description version:21.04.0
Developer:The KDE project
Programming language:C++, Qt
License:GPL v2

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