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

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Screencast not working on Ubuntu 22.04 due to Gst.ParseError

Screencast keeps failing to start on my desktop with Ubuntu 22.04. In my syslog, I found the following logs: dbus-daemon[...]: [session uid=... pid=...] Successfully activated service 'org.gnome.Shell....
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New Gnome 42 screenshot utility question

Is it possible to select an audio input when recording with the new Gnome 42 utility on Ubuntu 22.04?
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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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ubuntu 20.04 screen recorder dconf-editor vs gsettings

I am trying to use the Ubuntu 20.04 default screen recorder. I use the shortcut Ctr+Alt+Shift+R when I need to record my screen. As some may know, the default max-length is 30s for the recording. I ...
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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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Screencast monitor and speakers using ffmpeg: audio delay problem

Question? The task is to record simultaneously everything that we see on the monitor and hear from the speakers. I wrote the following script: Set the variable: speaker=alsa_output.pci-[my speakers]....
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Why does the screen recording stop after 29 seconds? [duplicate]

Native record Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R issue: Why does the screen recording on my Ubuntu stop at 29 seconds? I run Ubuntu 20.04.3-desktop, live USB.
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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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Share Screen with Chromium: Black Screen

If I want to share the screen in Chromium, I see only black screens. I can share the screen, but the other participants only see a black screen. Sharing a window or chromium tab works fine. I use ...
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20.04 screen show black with only the mouse when ever I try to record on any app

I just switched to ubuntu 20.04 some weeks ago, over time anytime I have to share my screen either recording or in a meeting it is only my mouse that shows
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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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Screencast software has aweful sound quality

I am trying to record my screen, with audio. I want to record a presentation with slides. Nothing too crazy. I am using Ubuntu 18.04. I have tried Vokoscreen, Kazam and OBS-Studio. The video records ...
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Can't record screen using in Ubuntu

I use this command to record screen ffmpeg -video_size 1920x1080 -f x11grab -r 2 -i :0.0 -probesize 40M -threads 1 -c:v libx264 -b:v 256k -pix_fmt yuv420p 1808_1112.mp4 My display when use echo $...
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Stream and recording volume

OBS recordings' volume depends on the connected Bluetooth headphones but the recording is much more silent than the headphone's volume. I set OBS' and browser's (what I want to record) volume to max ...
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How to view my ubuntu screen on my android phone

My laptop's built in display is broken, and I don't have another monitor. I want to use my android phone as a monitor, using either usb cable or local wifi network (It should work offline, using ...
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How can I test web conferencing issues?

I'm experiencing problems with web conferencing softwares in my Ubuntu 21.04 installation (Plasma DE). Everything is working, such as video streaming services (Youtube, Vimeo, and so on) except the ...
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How to screen cast with anycast dongle from Ubuntu

I have an anycast dongle and Ubuntu laptop. I want to screencast my screen. How to achieve this?
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is their any possible way to retreive permenently deleted screen recordings which was recorded from kazam

it was taking so much time to save and by accident I permanently deleted it
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Screensharing in Google Meet is not working in Google Chrome

After clicking Share your entire screen option in Google Meet in Google Chrome, the screen which I am sharing is black. I am using Ubuntu 20.04. I tried reinstalling Chrome, but the problem persists.
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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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Method for screen sharing of one window only

Back in 2019 I was using a chromecast feature available only (I believe) to linux users that allowed me to screen share just one application to a chromecast device. This solved a huge problem for me ...
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Connect a Windows laptop as a display

I have an Ubuntu laptop, but its screen is very small. Can I use the laptop screen from my Windows-10 laptop as a wireless / wired (HDMI) display? I found some documentation to allow my Windows laptop ...
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Standard Screencast does not work

After updating to 20.10, the standard (Ctrl + Shift + Alt + R) system screen cast to file stopped working. Files do not appear, the red flag in the tray does not appear. How fix it ?
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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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Screen sharing under wayland

Has anyone got screensharing working under wayland using pipewire? As far as I can tell, it should be possible to share the screen from Chrome / Chromium after installing the pipewire package and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 How to cast videos to AmazonFireStick Or Screen mirroring

Friends, I am using Ubuntu 20.04 persistence from a pen-drive. I would like to cast videos to my LG TV(NON Android) using my Amazon Fire Stick. Basic requirement is running my HP laptop local videos ...
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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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Connect to wireless display in Ubuntu 20.04

I was wondering if there's any progress in the WiDi compatibility for Ubuntu/Linux. In particular, I have a Microsoft Display Adapter that I can connect via HDMI to my monitor, and I would like to ...
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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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Screencast into a USB Stick

When looking at the screencast option, it said that it saves automatically to the Videos folder. Is there a way to have it save directly onto a USB stick?
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Change the default location of inbuilt screen recorder

Ubuntu has an inbuilt screen recorder/screencast. The default location it saves is ~/Videos. But I want to change it to ~/Videos/Screenrecord or something other than the default location. Can someone ...
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SimpleScreenRecorder records only one side of communication

I am trying to record zoom sessions with SimpleScreenRecorder. Unfortunately, if I set Source = "Monitor of Built-in Audio Analog Stereo" I get only my counterpart recorded. And if I set ...
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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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screen mirroring ubuntu to the new samsung smart tvs

Im using 2019 samsung curved smart tv version UN55RU7300FXZA and a ubuntu version 18.04.4 LTS .I've tried using the built inn chrome cast but the tv noticed on my laptop but it tells me source not ...
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Kazam microphone Unknown

Have anyone faced the same error? None of the sources seems to be working. I even tried disconnecting Bluetooth & restarting the "Kazam" app.
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Best way to use second computer as desktop mirror

I'm looking for a good way to cast my Ubuntu desktop screen to another Windows computer on the same local network. I've tried setting up a RTMP server, and streaming using OBS. I've also tried using ...
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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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Is there any Screen Recording + Video Editing software like Camtasia for Ubuntu?

I like Camtasia because it got really handy features specially for making instructional videos or tutorials. Though, I've found try installing Camtasia exe file on Ubuntu using Wine, but I'm not ...
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Recordmydesktop stucks encoding the video file. File produced is only 8 min instead of hours

I did a very long screencast with recordmydesktop (almost two hours). At the end of the recording, recordmydesktop started encoding all the raw data it recorded to produce an out.ogv video file, as ...
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How can I use Kazam Screencaster In Terminal?

I want to operate Kazam in terminal. Is there any command to start kazam and start screencasting instantly? (I am not questing the command kazam --silent)
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start gnome screen recorder command line

The keyboard shortcut to start the built-in screen recorder in Gnome is ctrl + shift + alt + R. For some reason it is not working on my system. Is it possible to start it from the command line ...
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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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