I'm trying to record a video, but nothing is happening when I'm pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R, while the wiki claims that I'm supposed at least to see a red circle at the bottom.

Are there some prerequisites? I've just installed the Gnome and haven't tweaked any settings. Here's some system info:

lsb_release -a
Release:    12.10


$ gnome-shell --version
  • I am able to do that in my 12.04
    – M.Tarun
    Sep 17, 2013 at 13:53
  • what is your gnome-shell --version ?
    – valk
    Sep 17, 2013 at 14:12
  • GNOME Shell 3.4.1
    – M.Tarun
    Sep 18, 2013 at 10:31

1 Answer 1


I upgraded the gnome shell to v 3.8 and the recording is working as expected now.

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