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Screenshot video stops after two seconds on fresh install of 22.04

When I start the screenshot functionality (CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+R), choose the video and then hit the red record button, I can see that the screen capture is being started as the video counter is running at ...
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Screen Dump to pdf? (Ubuntu 23.04)

The Print Screen button works very well for capture to the clipboard, but I want it to create a pdf file of the image. It has the various selection sources, but output only goes to the clipboard. What'...
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I can't get any of the screen recorders to work properly, 22.04 LTS

So is there anyway I can salvage this? I have tried many screen recorders and none of them work properly on my 22.04 LTS system. Initially I went heavily off from this Ubuntu guide... Typically I'm ...
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Screen capture does not work if taking a snapshot of the settings panel WHEN the multiple option widget active

I was opening a bug report of the sound settings when I notice that I CANNOT take a snapshot of anything IF the setting windows is open and any of the multiple options widgets are open. For example,Go ...
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How can I capture Sony Handycam output via USB?

I have an old Sony DCR-TRV250 NTSC handycam that works, and has USB streaming. I own a handful of old Hi8 tapes with some short family videos on them that I would like to save to my PC so that I can ...
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A screen capturing tool that allows me to annonatate screenshots before saving them

I'm seeking for an excellent screen-capture programme that allows me to do the following: Annotate screenshots  Can be run from the command line or via keybindings I'll appreciate if it also offers ...
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Quick screen capture application

I'm looking for a quick screen capture application that simply brings up the screen selection tool (which part of the screen I want to capture) with some keybinding and saves it directly into some ...
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Elgato Systems GmbH Game Capture HD60 S+ Not Working with USB3.0

I have two Ubuntu installations and my newer laptop can connect properly with Video Capture card on USB3.0, but desktop can only connect with USB2.0. Any ideas as to what the issues might be ...
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How to draw using pencil/ marker in Ubuntu desktop screen while screen recording the screen? [duplicate]

I use Vokoscreen-ng for screen recording. it doesn't have pencil/ marker / brush to highlight the recording screen in Ubuntu. Some says Compiz will help. I can't find pencil/ marker option.
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chromium+xdg-open Wireshark from an URL scheme handler: Couldn't run /usr/bin/dumpcap in child process: Permission denied

I need to start the local Wireshark from the web user interface of a web service to immediately start a capture session, using some external capture plugin to connect to the web service. When using ...
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Capture script output to add datetime to ouput in realtime

I'm looking to capture the output of a shell script execution in real time to enrich it with information giving the date and time. To illustrate, I have for example a script of this type that I must ...
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alsamixer: "This sound device does not have any capture controls."

Ubuntu 20.04. I have a Behringer UCA200 audio interface that is supposed to be able both to send & to receive audio via USB to & from my computer. (I used this device several months ago, & ...
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I want to capture serial printer information so that I can manipulate the data

I need to be able to adjust the bitrate, start, stop, and parity. I would like to use a Single Board Computer or an old Android Phone that is rooted and running a different version of Linux. The data ...
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Logitech webcam - focus resetting

I want to capture images from a Logitech C910 webcam in intervals. Problem is that after a shot is taken, the camera resets focus, making the next shot unfocused. I am using v4l2-ctl to set the focus....
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Take screenshots in background silently for archive purposes

During my work, I often try out tools of different complexity and develop usage and integration scenarios. I use Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. Sometimes if things get really complicated, I am not always sure ...
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Periodically FTP upload screenshot possible?

I'd like to take a screenshot every x minutes and upload it via FTP. What's the easiest way to do this? Found this, however it appears to have no possibility to do screenshots periodically: Can we ...
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How to use dvgrab to video capture from a laptop/USB webcam?

I expect dvgrab to be smart enough to auto-detect my webcam, but dvgrab - | mplayer - Error: no camera exists So I try the man page USB webcam option $ dvgrab -V Error: v4l2reader.cc:66: In ...
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Ubuntu VM Capture Port

I have been working for hours trying to figure out how to to set up a capture port on an extra Ubuntu 16.04 server port. Summary: Host machine, Windows 7, has 2 ports. One port is for accessing the ...
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gtk-recordmydesktop Set FPS Higher than 50?

So I recently found this program in the Ubuntu Software Store called Record My Desktop, aka gtk-recordmydesktop. I tried out the software, and it's amazing. With the configuration I used, I was able ...
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Where is the audio device in Ubuntu 16.04LTS?

For most devices there's a raw version in /dev. For the video devices there is /dev/video0, /dev/video, etc. For terminals there are /dev/tty1, /dev/tty2, etc. For storage devices there are /dev/...
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Command Line to Capture Audio and Video from a Webcam to file in 16.04LTS

Similar questions have been asked and answered regarding capturing video from a webcam. There are a number of accepted answers. However, they are either from ancient versions of Ubuntu that are no ...
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Taking screenshots from random frames of a video file [duplicate]

How can I take sequential screenshots from a video file using terminal? With ffmpeg I could capture a single frame, but I need something like this
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Wireshark - Can't open preferences file "/home/guest/.config/wireshark/preferences": Permission denied

First usage, when opening the Capture Interfaces Options the pop up goes 'Can't open preferences file "/home/guest/.config/wireshark/preferences": Permission denied.' Installation was successful with:...
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Can I record a TV screen with a Linux computer?

If I ever decide to get into uploading videos to websites on a game console I'd like to have a Linux that supports TV recording. So basically I'm wondering if something such as a capture card works ...
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is there a server installable portal capture software?

I ask this as all i can find online is router installation packages. such as chillispot. I would rather install this directly onto my gateway server than on a router. i also tried using another ...
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Redirect IP to another Server using SSH

I have an idea for my project like this. I had already root access of a server. The users in this server are using SSH to connect with. What I wanna do is to somehow when they use SSH to connect to ...
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How to capture from capture card?

I am trying to capture video and audio from my VCR and I keep running into an issue. I go into VLC and click 'Media>Open Capture Device' and everything I select results in an error. The only thing ...
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Video recording software

I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to record output from a digital decoder to disk so that it can be watched later on. Just to clarify the matter; instead of displaying, or while displaying, the output ...
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ffmpeg unrecognized option "draw_mouse"

There is ffmpeg package installed from ppa:mc3man/trusty-media. ffmpeg version N-78590-g5590ab4 Copyright (c) 2000-2016 the FFmpeg developers built with gcc 4.8 (Ubuntu 4.8.4-2ubuntu1~14.04.1) When ...
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Record screen as well as internal audio?

I'm trying to screen record some videos on a particular site. So far, I have tried simplevideorecorder, recordmydesktop and kazam as well (after browsing several threads here). I can get the screen ...
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Avermedia Live Gamer Portable Driver

I have a video capture card from Avermedia called the Live Gamer Portable. It has a pc free mode which can record 720p60fps, but I wanted it to work in the pc mode, to be able to record 1080p60fps. ...
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How to make a "Khan Academy's video"

I am a Physics teacher. I want to make a video like Khan Academy do. I have a Wacom table and a microphone. But the problem is when I record my screen, there are too much noise and the volume level is ...
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Video capture from usb or firewire

I want to capture video files from an older Canon digital tape camcorder. I have a dell computer with usb and firewire ports. I have 2 cables; one firewire to usb and one firewire to firewire so I can ...
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Running multiple pipelines of gstreamer simultaneously in sync

Thanks to help of "thiagoss" I made these pipelines below for gstreamer. one is capturing via Webcam and the other from frame grabber. The thing now is that I don't know how to merge them (I want both ...
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How can I split raw DV files captured by Kino?

I tried using avconv but it throws an error, and I'm not sure what it's telling me: techmachine@techmachine:/media/techmachine/Backup$ sudo avconv -i video.dv -vcodec copy -acodec copy -ss 00:00:00 -...
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Elgato USB video capture device #10020840 - I can't tell if it's working, I don't think it is. (Ubuntu 14.04 x64)

I have Avidemux-qt 2.6.8 installed, but under the "video decoder" section, it just says XXXXX. I'm not sure if the drivers are even working for the device. In Windows, I would just check out ...
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How to configure Wi-Fi adaptor to monitor mode?

I have just successfully installed a driver (athk9_htc) for TP-Link TL-WN722N (a USB Wi-Fi adaptor) in Ubuntu 14.04.1. My goal is to capture Wi-Fi traffic with Wireshark. I try to configure the ...
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Having issues recording Minecraft with glc-capture

I'm running Ubuntu 13.10 and I'm trying to record some gameplay, as you probably can tell from the title. However, I can't get glc-capture to start Minecraft, it returns this error that I can make ...
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Looking the modifications to disable capture for alsa driver

I wrote alsa drivers for mycard by referring dummy.c sound drivers. My card doesnt support capture functionality. I defined playback operations but not capture operations to avoid capture support. My ...
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Help with vlc and video capture device error

I am running vlc 2.0.8 and when I try and stream my cctv camera ( an stk1160 video capture device ) I get this error :- cvlc /dev/video0 VLC media player 2.0.8 Twoflower (revision 2.0.8a-0-g68cf50b) ...
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Is there any screen recorder with zoom functionality?

I have Kazam as screen recorder, but it does not have real-time zoom functionality. On youtube, I saw some videos recorded under ubuntu and they are zooming in-out while recording. Do you have any ...
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What capture card recording software is available? [duplicate]

I'm trying to find good game capture software to use my climax digital vcap 303 with, the disc it came with didn't work (ArcSoft Showbiz)after downloading wine. I have downloaded TVtime television ...
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Time and date inside a video capture

Which video capture programs exists with this option: time and date displayed inside the video? I checked these programs, but I didn't find nothing in this sense.
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Need Driver for Techwell TW6805A or another Multichannel Capture-Card

I am building a video-mix-server and need a Capture-Card, that captures video in 25FPS at PAL-Resolution from Analog Input devices (min. 4 ones) I found some cards with the Techwell TW6805A chipset, ...
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Capture moving images with multiple webcams

I am trying to capture images when there is any movement involved using 2 webcams, each one pointing at different angles. I started to try motion but I am starting to believe is only for a single ...
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Help with getting an older WinTV-PVR-150 to work in Ubuntu 12.10

I admit I am completely new and green to the world of capture cards. At the moment, Id only like to view the stream coming from my old VCR as opposed to recording anything (for now). The VCR is ...
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how to capture scroll window in ubuntu [duplicate]

In windows we can capture scrolled window using the software SNAGIT Is there a software or utility that can be used to capture the entire page.
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Bash script to take screenshot and save the image - Ubuntu

I wrote a bash script as below: #!/bin/bash echo "Enter a file name" read filename import -window root $HOME/Desktop/$filename.png I expected this script to take a screen shot and save the image ...
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capture login screen-not sucssecful

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 . If more information is needed, please tell me. I Tried some guides to cature my login screen: How can I take a screenshot of the login screen? http://www.howtoforge.com/how-...
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How can I capture text from my terminal without redirecting it to a text file?

Basically, what I would like to do is, instead of just redirecting the out from my terminal command to a file, I would like to have the information also show in the terminal session. If I use ~$ ...
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