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so no xvidcap, vlc or screencast app like kazam !!!

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There are several screen recording tools that will allow you to record a window (with audio), a portion of the screen or the whole screen, which includes but not limits to:

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And there are probably lots of more useful tools. But this is what I have tested and does the trick for me. They are also probably in the repositories by default but I can't say that for sure.

Good luck!

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which one offers the best in terms of a/v quality? above 2 or kazam or? –  avi Apr 8 '11 at 21:19
    
I haven't tested kazam, but those I have tested as in my answer are making excellent quality videos. An example for download only: geppettvs.servehttp.com/resources/desktop.ogv (59MB, right click, save target as) In VLC, Menu "Media" and "Open Network Stream", enter the url and click "Play". The full thread of this video source is placed here: askubuntu.com/questions/28078/smooth-fullscreen-1080p-playback/…. I am using Ogg Vorbis codec which can be changed easily as seen here: askubuntu.com/questions/25514/… –  Geppettvs D'Constanzo Apr 8 '11 at 21:26
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thz!i'm gonna try kazam now! so there is no dedicated app to record video calls for ubuntu? –  avi Apr 8 '11 at 21:33
    
For skype? not as fas as I can say. But if you find something, please inform. :) –  Geppettvs D'Constanzo Apr 8 '11 at 21:37
    
hmm..thx for ur help :) –  avi Apr 8 '11 at 21:40
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