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Recording your screen or activities on the desktop, as a whole or in a particular program

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How to retrieve the screen resolution of all users?

I am trying to implement a session recording system which could work as CCTV targetting users' screen. I need this system to monitor users' operations. After preliminary studies, ffmpeg was brought up....
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Record the audio from a window to a digital recorder without outputing to the speakers

I was wondering if there is any possibility to record the audio from a window but that instead of listening to it (or outputting it through the speaker), it could just record it and not put it through ...
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screen recording with ffmpeg

I need to record but only the active window AND without audio: I'm using this command but it records all screen (with application bar) ffmpeg -f x11grab -video_size 1920x1080 -framerate 25 -i :0.0+...
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Ctrl+alt+shift+R for recording not working Ubuntu 20.10

I tried to record but nothing happens on doing the keyboard shortcut. I changed the shortcut and tried again but nothing happened Anyone else having this too?
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SimpleScreenRecorder and OpenGL errors

I am trying to record tearing-free footage of my game. To do this, I use Simple Screen Recorder. For tear-free recording, OpenGL recording is recommended by the documentation. But when I do that, I ...
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Cnee command does not work when triggered from shortcut

I am using Ubuntu 20.04 and its default desktop and I can't manage to trigger a cnee macro using a keyboard shortcut. I have recorded a simple macro with cnee and saved it in the file /tmp/...
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Recording TTY screen on Ubuntu

How can I record my tty2 screen? I tried OBS-Studio, launched OBS-Studio in tty1 (GNOME), and started recording. But it shows a black screen when I switch to tty2.
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Highlight mouse cursor in screen cast; but at pointing only

I have done some long searches for this, to no avail. Here's the trouble with the solutions found do far: I'm using gromit-mpx to write to the screen with my screen-pen at recording. I switch between '...
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Is it possible to record/screenshare on a kvm (with qemu) virtual machine to a host without a capture card

I'm getting a pc today and I'm interested if it's possible to screenshare to (on discord) the virtual machine's screen to a host if i use kvm. I use linux now but my computer is nowhere good enough ...
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OBS Studio - Blank Screen problem on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS

I installed OBS Studio from Ubuntu Software Center. I get the following error: It looks like you haven't added any video sources yet, so you will only be outputting a blank screen. Are you sure you ...
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How to recover unsaver record in SimpleScreenRecorder?

I accidentally turn off the computer while the software is recording and I do not know how to recover it. So, I want to restore the unsaved record. Is it possible?
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Video capture of application window

I need to do a video capture of just a running application window, not the entire desktop. Similar to the Nvidia Games Bar functionality in Windows. Is there a 3rd party app that will do this in ...
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How do you capture the last 10 minutes of the screen in a video?

It's been a while since I think about this but I've never find a specific software for this type of demand. What I would like to have is a program (preferably called in the terminal) which records ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 which screen recorder allows muted speakers

Ubuntu 18.04 MATE. I am looking for a screen recorder that records video and audio, but will allow me to record when the screen brightness is turned down, and the volume is also turned down. I have ...
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Ubuntu 19.10 (Wayland session) doesn't screen record

After upgrading from 18.04.3 (in which I could screen record with 3rd party apps with ease) to 19.10, I'm unable to screen record with any 3rd party provider; only the default GNOME shell screen ...
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How can I change shortcuts for GNOME Shell Screen Recorder in Ubuntu 18.04?

I use Shift key for switching languages, so I can't use other shortcuts with Shift. Recently I need to record my desktop and can't do this. In Settings -> Devices -> Keyboard on this action not ...
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Are there any 32-bit versions of screen recording sofware for Ubuntu 18.04 that you would recommend?

I need to find a desktop screen recording software (preferably free) that I can use on a 32 bit Ubuntu Linux laptop. Do you have any recommendations?
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How can screen recording software record the call audio of both the local person (on the mic) and the remote person (on the speakers)?

I use SimpleScreenRecorder to record our group meetings from a Firefox screen of Jitsi. I use a USB headset and would like to record both the audio of what I say in my headset microphone and the audio ...
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Visually monitor area of a window in background

Is there a possibility to define a monitor area within/over an arbitrary application window that is in background? The content of this area either should be displayed somewhere else (always on top). ...
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How can I record the screen? RecordMyDesktop gives low quality [duplicate]

I used the software RecordMyDesktop with these settings zero compression capture full in each square quality in video and audio 100% My records have low quality and some parts show in squaters with ...
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How can I record the screen as well as audio on Ubuntu?

That is for creating a video tutorial. I want the screen and my voice. I have tried many recorder, but that only record the screen and internal video.
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What's the software name to indicated key

anyone knows what's the name of the software that this guy used to indicate the key that he pressed ?
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What video editing software should I use to make screencast videos with external audio?

I want to make screencast videos and record audio externally. What video editing software should I use? This is for an online class in introductory logic that I'm terribly late putting together. To ...
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How to screen record only one workspace or selected workspaces in Ubuntu 18.04?

Is there any software to record only one or multiple workspaces in Ubuntu 18.04. I want to make a tutorial video and I want only one workspace to record and not the other one. And please note, I'm ...
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Is there a screen recorder for GNOME with Wayland?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS. I have spent a lot of time searching for Screen Recorders for the Ubuntu GNOME Wayland. I have tried several Screen Recorders such as Simple Screen Recorder and ...
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SimpleScreenRecorder covers my entire screen in a blue box

As soon as I open SimpleScreenRecorder in Ubuntu 18.04 I get the standard input dialog. As soon as I pick the "record a fixed rectangle" radial button, my screen gets covered in this solid blue box ...
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Kazam does not stop recording and open window to save video

I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have had mixed results with kazam. Sometimes the recorder simply refuses to finish recording from the stop button and the main window never comes back up. I kill the app and ...
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Kazam always record only 1/4 of the screen

I'm trying to use Kazam to take videos of the screen. It always records the 1/4 of top left of my screen, no matter what I do. No matter if I select the entire screen, a window or select a piece of ...
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OBS - Recording non active desktop workspace

Is it possible to record an inactive workspace from a screen recording software like OBS? For example, recording what is going on in workspace 1 if I am actually looking at workspace 2 on the screen. ...
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Recover Kazam .movie.mux files

Sometimes when Kazam crashes during saving a recording, it leaves behind its recorded video data -- an empty .movie file, and a large .movie.mux file. I don't know how to transcode a Kazam .movie....
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Screencasts - Record only one screen

According to: https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/screen-shot-record.html.en We can record our screens using Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R, works very well. But I have 2 screens or monitors. When ...
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how do I video-record a narrated powerpoint-like pdf presentation?

The title is pretty self-explanatory: I have a pdf version of a powerpoint-like presentation (created with latex and beamer, not that it matters). I would like to record a video presentation of me ...
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Screen glitching to desktop wallpaper when recording

I have a problem whenever I'm desktop streaming, or recording, on any software. OBS, discord (screen sharing ) ...etc the glitch is showing my desktop wallpaper for some reason or just a black color .....
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Capture the terminal on Ubuntu with OBS

I'm attempting to capture the terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS computer with OBS 21.0.1, however when I select the terminal window using the "Window Capture (XComposite)" method, I just get a black ...
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Window tearing while recording any window with any screen recording software

So i was recording my screen while writing some code on Vs Code but i when i reviewed my recorded my video , i found huge window tearing in my video but I didn't see any window or screen tearing on my ...
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How do I install OBS?

I need a screen recorder and OBS is the best. How can I install the latest version on Ubuntu?
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In my Ubuntu 17.10, Record My Desktop is not launching [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu 17.10 , Record My Desktop is not launching. How to launch and use?
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Made an MP4 recording with SimpleScreenRecorder and default player or VLC won't play it

I had been using MKV and tried MP4 and would like to get it to work some way or another. I'm using Ubuntu version 14.04. When I try to play it with the default player it says no playable data and ...
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How to make Screencast on Ubuntu 17.10 record longer than 30s?

Ubuntu Desktop Guide > Tips & tricks says that we can start and stop a screencast by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R. It works. But it automatically stops at 30s. Is there a default settings somewhere ...
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Is there any way to record a video or take a screenshot when I am in GRUB on a real (non VM) computer?

Is it possible to screenshot or record (like OBS) the screen when I am in GRUB on a non Virtual Machine PC with software (without a camera or a phone)?
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Scheduled recording ffmpeg 14.04 with timer

How do I set up a scheduled recording that stops after a set time with sound and video on 14.04? I want to record something 6 hours ahead that lasts 1 hour. It is really important that the video and ...
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Screen recorder flickering on Ubuntu 16.04

For some reason when I'm recording a video with "Simple Screen Recorder" or "OBS" it flickers black every few seconds and with OBS it fashes that, and black triangles witch is really annoying when ...
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Recording desktop at 60FPS?

For several weeks now, I have been trying to find a solution to record my desktop at a solid 60FPS, and I have completely failed in my endeavor. The first thing I tried was OBS. It records at 60FPS ...
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How to record screen, with both internal sound and microphone sound?

I'm trying to capture my screen, including the audio that's going to the speakers and the audio going into my microphone. So far no luck. RecordMyDesktop seems to be the most recommended option for ...
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How can I record tty1 as a full video capture including xorg?

I built a minimal Ubuntu and I want to show off that it only contains xorg for graphics programs, no DE or WM. But I can't find a way to capture tty1 in a satisfactory way unless I buy a capture card ...
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Lightweight recording software for Ubuntu? [closed]

Since the computers I'm looking into aren't the greatest (3gb ram, core2duo) I'd naturally need a lightweight recording software. (Something not CPU heavy) (Sorry for being vague, I meant a screen ...
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Simple Screen Recorder doesn't record anymore

I was using it normally, but yesterday when I started to record, it didn't run. It "starts", as if it was recording, but when I save the video, the file is 0 bytes. The video doesn't run. Also, I ...
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Video editing software/Screen recording software with motion blur effect

I'm linux gamer, and I want a screen recorder or video editing software that has motion blur effect. I want to render a video with smooth gameplay.
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Record audio output of one single application window only

I would like to record the audio output of a locally running application as mp3 file on my hard disk. However, I need to record only the audio of one single application, ideally only one single ...
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Live screencast with Ubuntu 16.04?

It's extremely necessary for me to screencast my desktop and work to some friends (with different computers). I am on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop. I searched many times, but I couldn't find any service or ...