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

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Does GNOME built-in desktop recorder have no shortcut to stop recording?

Currently, I can type Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R to start recording with the GNOME built-in desktop recorder, but the same shortcut doesn't stop recording. Is there any gsettings command or other way out that ...
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Video recorded by PrtScrn -> Screencast looks strange. How to fix?

After pressing on PrtScrn and going to the video mode to record a video of the desktop, the recorded video shows the following issue: How do I fix this Screencast video mode recording issue? The ...
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Mirror / cast / live stream desktop screen to TV over LAN

I'm on Ubuntu 22.04 and looking for a way to live cast / stream / mirror my desktop (only Firefox tabs actually) to my LG TV (WebOS v5.30) over LAN. Note (in case it's useful to give you more ideas to ...
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SImple screen recorder records full screen instead of selected window when minimizing

I've been using simple screen recorder recently, but when I choose a window to record, it doesn't just record the window, it records the whole screen.
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How to record at higher resolution when using GNOME’s new built-in screencast?

Default resolution is pretty low and format is WebM… trying to record at higher resolution and, ideally, using H264 format.
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How to record screen in Ubuntu 22.04/23.04 through the command line

I use Ubuntu's built-in screen recorder. Here is a screenshot of the application: screenshot Now, I would like to know how to achieve the same screen recording action using the command line. I'm ...
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How to fix screen capture (video) issues with the standard tool in Ubuntu 23.04 Gnome?

Hardware: Lenovo Lenovo IdeaPad S540-14API AMD Ryzen™ 5 3500U with Radeon™ Vega Mobile Gfx × 8 8.0Gb RAM I have already recorded several times videos on Ubuntu 22.10 Kinetic Kudu in FullHD, Wayland, ...
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What's the name of the default screencast video recording app in Ubuntu 20.04 that starts by pressing ctrl+alt+shift+R?

As the title says. I cannot find in the All Apps menu. What is the name of the binary that records the screen?
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Ubuntu Jammy gnome all screencast tools I tried produce empty file

The most comfortable one is clearly using Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R combination, which allows me to correctly take screenshots. But when I try to record, the red light toggles, everything seems fine. A .webm ...
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Black screen recorder

i have VokoscreenNG and up to few days ago it worked just fine. But now it does not open at all sending me error message that i have to install Gstremer plugin pipewire. And i did it, i have instaled ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 How to cast the entire screen with sound

I recently updated my Ubuntu version to 22.04, and I would like to cast my desktop to Chromecast. I tried the following things: With Google Chrome I'm able to cast a browser tab. Sound and image ...
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Kooha and built-in screen recorder do not record the mouse pointer

I have recently upgraded from Ubuntu 18.04 to 22.04.1 LTS and used various screen recorders to record screen regions (I don't care about audio). In Ubuntu 18 I used Peek, but the project has been ...
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Screen recording has no sound (default ubuntu's tool)

When I switched to Ubuntu I started using the default snipping tool, which apparently it's called screenshot, although it looks really similar to gnome-screenshot, it looks a bit different. This is an ...
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Ubuntu 22.04.1 Screencast generate a corrupted video (freezed)

Using the screencast provided with ubuntu (when pressing "Print screen" key) is launching correctly. Everything seems to work fine during the record. Anyway, the file generated is like a ...
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How to configure the default recorder to record the voice too? [duplicate]

In a Laptop Toshiba with Ubuntu Desktop 22.04 (No Virtualbox involved) - when is pressed the print screen key is possible to either take a screenshot or record a video - it for a custom selection, the ...
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Screen recording using default Ubuntu screen recorder freezing irregularly

I updated to the new Ubuntu 22.04 recently, and want to screen record using the default feature I get by pressing prtscn. The screenshot feature works well but when I try to take a screen cast or ...
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Laptop wont cast youtube to TV. Identical laptop will?

I have two identical laptops with identical synced browsers, on the same network. One will cast youtube to TV and the other wont. As far as I know even the extensions and software are the same. What ...
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Cannot find save location of screen recording

I am trying to record my screen using the included screen recorder. As I understand, this is a new feature in Ubuntu 22. I press Print screen like I would to take a screenshot, select the record ...
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How to record videos of my desktop as a .mp4 instead of a .webm file?

In Ubuntu 22.04 LTS you can record your desktop quite easily by pressing print screen clicking on the video camera icon, then pressing the red button (I'd screenshot it but I don't know how to ...
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how can we record the screen with audio in ubuntu 22.04 LTS

in my computer i've got ubuntu 22.04 LTS I've tried many screen recording apps none of them work. only screen cast work but there no audio in it(nothing but only the video).
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How to record audio with the built-in screen recorder (Ubuntu 22.04)?

I tried recording my screen on Ubuntu 22.04 and the resulting video does not have audio. Is there any way to get it to record audio as well?
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New PrtScr screencast function in Jammy

On Impish, PrtScr took a snapshot screen copy and stored the png file in ~/Images. On Jammy, Alt PrtScr does the same job, storing the png file in a subdirectory of ~/Images. Instead, PrtScr pops up a ...
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Configure OBS Screen Recorder for GNOME Dsktop

I am trying to record some footage of my gameplay with obs studio running on Ubuntu 22.04. The problem is, unless I do fullscreen, the recording device does not pick up the selected window. The ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 Screencast to mp4

I am rather happy with 22.04's new screenshot / screencast integration. One thing though: Can we configure the screencast to output mp4 rather than webm files? Maybe another option would be a ...
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Error while trying to connect to my samsung tv with org.gnome.NetworkDisplays on ubuntu 20.04

Following this this answer I tried to mirror my screen to my samsung TV, but it failed with an error. Flow: I installed the software using the guide I ran the sotware Saw my TV on the GUI First time ...
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Start new GNOME screenshot/screencast tool from CLI in Ubuntu 22.04?

I like the new screenshot tool in GNOME 42/ Ubuntu 22.04. Although it does miss the possibility to record a window, and an option to record audio. How do I start recording or take a screenshot from ...
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screencast not working ubuntu 22.04

taking a screenshot or partial screenshot works fine, but when i try to record and click on the record button, it prompts the timer on the top bar and instantly disappears and, eventually, recording ...
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Highest possible sound quality recording for a live stream youtube

I am trying to be able to record the best quality audio from a daily live stream on youtube (only internal sound, no microphone). Until now I have been using simple screen recorder and using a ...
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Cheese captures long, corrupted videos

Problem When I try to capture a video on my Thinkpad T495s laptop (Ubuntu 21.10) with Cheese, it produces a long video that freezes at the first frame. How can I fix this problem? Feel free to ask for ...
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Screen Recording is Very Choppy

I've tried many apps to record my screen on Ubuntu, such as Kazam and OBS Studio, but they all result in the output file being choppy and laggy. There are no problems with audio, just the video. At ...
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After upgrade to 21.10 cannot record screen with Kazam or SimpleScreenRecorder or Vokoscreen

I upgrade the ubuntu from 20.04 to 21.10. Now i cannot make a record of the screen. The image keep stay full black. It records the mouse pointer and audio but not the video of the desktop. I already ...
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kazam control window disappears when capture starts

I need to record a window on ubuntu 20.04. I installed kazam and selected window and started capture. But as soon as the recording starts, the kazam control window disappears. The manual says I should ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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SimpleScreenRecorder error: "Can't write header!"

When I want to make a video, I prefer to use an uncompressed method but it seems to fail. I'm on Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS Here is what I'm using: ogg container H.264 Video Codec Constant rate factor of 0 ...
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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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