My OS is Ubuntu 12.04. I searched on google hundreds of times and I couldn't find any solution for desktop recorder software. There is the Kazam unstable version, but shortcut keys didn't work. I need a stable desktop recorder with keyboard shortcuts. There are many options on windows for this. But on ubuntu, I couldn't find a desktop recorder with global keyboard shortcuts.
I didnt know that recordmydesktop has shortkeys.
to pause recording, just push
control + mod1 + p (modal1 is generally left alt)
to stop recording
control + mod1 + s
you can check shortkeys for recordmydesktop here click
Ctrl + Alt + S global shortcut to stop recording is already taken on Ubuntu by default by Keyboard > Shortcuts Windows > Toggle shaded state.
On the GUI version (
I could not find how to change that setting, so I could only change the default Ubuntu shortcut to something else.
For the CLI version (
recordmydesktop) you can use:
recordmydesktop --stop-shortcut Control+Mod1+x
as explained in
I could not find a shortcut to start recording. Does not seem to exist according to: http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/rug/app_a.php