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When recording a specific window by recordmydesktop, what should I do for investigating "windowid" specified as a "windowid" option?

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up vote 11 down vote accepted

Open a terminal and type:

xwininfo -display :0
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As an alternative, you can use this one-liner:

recordmydesktop --windowid `xwininfo -display :0 | grep 'id: 0x' | grep -Eo '0x[a-z0-9]+'`
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xwininfo -name "recordmydesktop"

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