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I am using Gnome 3.10 on the top of Ubuntu 13.10 and the stock kazam screencaster coming with Ubuntu (1.4.3-0ubuntu1).

Kazam works properly, however the start/pause/finish shortcuts are not working at all. They're supposed to be Super+Ctrl+R, P and F respectively.

It used to work properly with Unity. Do you have any idea what's blocking them in Gnome3?


UPDATE Feb 12, 2014:

I realized that several times the shortcuts worked but not always and not consistently.

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You should be able to use the default screen-caster (it might be the same thing... I don't know...) that comes with Gnome - just use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R

If you go the 'Keyboard' settings and then 'shortcut', you can change this shortcut:

Gnome Keyboard Settings

You can also remove any other keyboard short-cuts that may override the ones you specified.

More here

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  • Thank you wilf, I saw the builtin screencast tool as well, however one major thing I'm missing is that I can't pause/resume it. I frequently create screencasts with that "technique" so that I don't have to cut/edit them after. That's the very reason kazam has been very handy for me. – Attila Fulop Feb 11 '14 at 15:46
  • The problem is probably due to it last being supported for 13.04 Raring Ringtail... Did you do this: sudo apt-add-repository "deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kazam-team/stable-series/ubuntu raring main" for the repository, instead of the ppa from the article? It seems to work in Unity using that... – Wilf Feb 11 '14 at 16:18
  • Well kazam is included by default in Ubuntu 13.10, moreover it is the latest version at the time of writing this 1.4.3. – Attila Fulop Feb 12 '14 at 15:57
  • I didn't have it... I had to install it. I dunno... – Wilf Feb 12 '14 at 16:01

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