Questions about software for recording audio and video with Ubuntu.

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How to record output to speakers?

Is there a program for Ubuntu 12.10 that can record sounds of only the output of the speaker and not any voices from outside the PC?
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Record my desktop in mp4 format

How do I record my desktop interaction (video) and audio directly in MP4 format? I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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record soundcard with arecord (not microphone)

I'm trying to records what my soundcard is sending to my speakers (from the command line), so I've read HOWTO: Recording audio from the command line However, when I do: arecord -f cd -t raw | lame -...
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Webcam and Cheese: Unbelievably slow

I have a machine with 4 GIG of RAM on a 64 bit computer. Yet, Cheese is found to be unbelievably slow in recording videos. What would be an apt alternate for video recording on Ubuntu systems? To my ...
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Best video recording & mixing software for Ubuntu

I'm searching for a quality software for recording video streams and mixing 3 cameras' streams and photos. I need it also for online streaming on a website. It could be a commercial software, doesn'...
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How to record “stereo mix” with VLC?

I would like to record a stereo mix (basically what I hear through the speakers connected to my sound card) from VLC. However, I haven't been able to figure out exactly how to do this. Under the "...
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Microphone not working ubuntu 12.04 I hear myself

I have ubuntu 12.04. Alsamixer reports my soundcard (on board) as card HDA ATI SB and chip Realtek ALC892. I have also installed realtek linux audiopack 5.17 and pavucontrol. I also removed and ...
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What can be considered too high or too low volume?

I've asked a question about what audio volume to use when recording: recording audio: What is the best volume setting? In there, I learned that: I should avoid too high a volume, to prevent ...
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Anything better than Cheese for video capture?

I need to record some video from my webcam and while Cheese works, it lacks settings, and only outputs the webm format that is full of stutters, etc. Can't seem to find any alternative...
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Screen capture as stream over LAN

I'm searching for a solution to capture my desktop and output it as a live stream for clients in a local network. I already tried ffmpeg and VLC, but the results were that it was not a live-stream. ...
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How to Pass/Record audio output as an input device?

I used to use a mixer of some kind and I can't remember which... I would like to record audio from the output, without leaving the computer. I remember in the Juanty days you could easily enable ...
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Audio delays progressively when recording with ffmpeg

I am trying to record screencasts in Ubuntu 12.04, I have a working command, the audio sounds great and the video looks great. I have one issue though, the audio delays as the video goes on. At the ...
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recording audio: What is the best volume setting?

followup question: recording audio and volume I've been using ubuntu to record some screencasts (kinda. Khan-style lectures, really) I want to know what is the volume setting for the microphone ...
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How to record desktop to .flv format?

I tried to record desktop on ubuntu with 2 tools : Recordmydesktop (http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/about.php) Kazam screencaster(https://launchpad.net/kazam) But, Output video of ...
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Desktop recording software with keypressing hints

I am looking a desktop recording software like democreator, which can automatically create tool tips of the input key pressed in the video being recorded, such as when I press Alt+Tab, it creates a ...
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How do in I install the StreamRipStar software from source? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: installing applications in linux from source! If i start my streamtuner i have no problems... but if i want to record it doesnt work. so i tried to install StreamRipStar 0....
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How to record from 2 microphones to create a virtual environment (Binaural Recording)

I wish to make a recording using 2 microphones positioned at a distance mentioned here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Binaural_recording so I can make a "3D sound" recording. How can I configure Ubuntu ...
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Record Tv programm from Vlc

I am using Vlc 2.0.1 to watch tv (DVB-T) through my pci tv tuner Is it possible to record a tv programm as .avi or .mp4 file ? Can i record it with vlc or another app ? I am ubuntu 12.04 user ...
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No sound in files captured using audiorecorder or outrec

I am trying to record the sound output of my computer. I have installed outrec (with all the required dependencies) and audio recorder. I also installed pulse audio volume control and set it to ...
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How to digitize old vinyl records? [closed]

Out with the old stuff. I want to digitize my old vinyls. What would be necessary to do that?
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Recording from Soundcard Ubuntu 11.04

I switched from the gnome panel desktop environment to xfce recently, and I just noticed that I can no longer record sound using the pulseaudio command line. The command I am using is parec -d ...
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How do I record high-resolution (HD 1080p) video?

I have a Logitech C910 USB 2.0 USB camera which supports up to 1080p video recording. I am using the camera on a laptop with a Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz CPU. Ubuntu 11.10 recognises the ...
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How to create videos for websites (personal blog, youtube..)

I am going to start making Ubuntu tutorial videos again but this time around I will like to know what is the best format for uploading videos to my personal blog or to youtube. In the past I was using ...
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Can I somehow record my screen with whatever sound coming out from Speakers?

I am watching a lecture conducted on Adobe Breeze. I find it too slow... usually when I watch videos (esp lectures), I speed up the playback with VLC. Saves time So how would you somehow convert/...
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Record a programs output with PulseAudio

I would like to record an output of a program with PulseAudio using command line/bash script. It is important not to record every output of the sound card, but only the one of one specific program. I ...
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xvidcap sound recording not working

I followed the steps in How to record internal audio with XVidCap? (Not with Microphone) but I still can't get audio to record when recording a video app. Playback produces a pulsed buzz are roughly 1 ...
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How to select display to record in recordmydesktop

I have a dual monitor setup and wish to only record the 1st monitor with recordmydesktop, but I am unsure of the settings when doing it via the command line, so far I have this: recordmydesktop --...
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VLC for flash video

Is it possible to play all flash videos using VLC because flash is consuming a lot of processing power? In addition with VLC I will be able to record every stream for example Ustream etc. I am using ...
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How to record streaming camera video and auto-erase old data before drive fills up?

I'm interested in making my own home CCTV system using Ubuntu. I want to get network cameras similar to this: http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=260745150596 I want a way to ...
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Lag when recording with xvidcap?

I used Xvidcap to record my desktop, but the quality of video was too bad (it lagged so much). I also tried with all output formats that xvidcap support, increase the frame-per-second as much as ...
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What is the Best Desktop/screen recorder [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a screencast? Hello to all I am trying to record my and the first time i tried desktop recorder and when it came out (witch took all night) it was all ...
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How to record the terminal on a server?

I enjoy recording screencasts in my spare time, and was hoping to get going recording some Ubuntu stuff. I have a machine running Ubuntu Server, is there any easy way to record the screen?
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how to record skype video calls?

http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=939048&page=3 so no xvidcap, vlc or screencast app like kazam !!!
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Use WebCam to record (Including movement detection)

What ubuntu software is there to use the webcam as a recording camera (Like a Security System). It NEEDS to detect movement in the room, take pictures and/or record.
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Video Recording in Ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a screencast? What Video Recording software is there that matches (or better) than the software version in Windows for FRAPS and WeGame? Already tried ...
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Recording output while listening to it

I've tried to record the output of my acer laptop, using audio recorder and outrec. But for some reason, I'm able to do so, just when I change my sound profile to digital stereo duplex, and then I'm ...
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What is the easiest way to record my desktop in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to create a screencast? I want to make a video tutorial on some Ubuntu functionality but don't know how to record it.
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What is the best way to record audio into my desktop?

I asked yesterday about how to configure Audacity, which I found out doesn't work right with Pulse Audio. I have since removed them and am looking for the best way to set up a DAW on my desktop.
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How to record internal audio with XVidCap? (Not with Microphone)

I installed XVidcap from synaptic. There is an option in preferences to turn on audio recording but there is no audio in final output. I followed instructions on Ubuntu Forums and downgraded the ...
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How to configure and (tv) video recording and pausing?

set for television viewing tvtime, set up the remote, everything works fine. But I would like to set up an opportunity to put on pause live TV and that you could record video, is there a function in ...
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Are there other Automator alternatives?

I want something that records (like Macro) the GUI actions and keystrokes that can be played later to accomplish same actions. Something like Automator in OS X. I have already looked into Alternative ...