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Kazam is a screen video capture utility that saves to VP8/WebM format.

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Kazam - not recognising headset though pulseaudio.py is up-to-date, it uses time.perf_counter()

I have installed Ubuntu 20.04 and Kazam doesn't detect the headset: If I check the sound device in the menu-bar in Ubuntu, it is shown that the headset is connected I have been reading in askubuntu....
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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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kazam opens but crashes on recording start

WARNING Kazam - Failed to correctly detect operating system. ** (kazam:9007): WARNING **: 15:23:35.812: Binding '<Super><Ctrl>R' failed! ** (kazam:9007): WARNING **: 15:23:35.812: ...
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Screen recording softwares not working in ubuntu 21.04 [duplicate]

Screen recording softwares such as Kazam and Simple Screen Recorder are not working in my ubuntu 21.04 pc. The screen gets recorded but when I view the video only black screen appears with mouse ...
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Ubuntu 21.04 any screen recorders not working. Showing black screen only!

I've just installed Ubuntu 21.04. I used to install obs studio and Kazam to record my screen. In OBS-Studio if I select only window recording it records but the fullscreen option is not working ...
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Cannot open Kazam file

My PC cannot display the video, as an error informs that there isn't any app for doing so. The error message is this: So far it makes sense, because the problem appears when pressing on the button ...
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Flicker recording impress presentation with kazam

I use kazam to record libreoffice impress presentations but since moving to kubuntu on ubuntu 20.04 there is a flicker when the screen updates. I need to record the mouse because I am often ...
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Kazam: Invalid section name

I installed kazam on Ubuntu 20.04.1 using the below commands: sudo apt-add-repository ppa:sylvain-pineau/kazam sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install kazam While starting kazam, I am getting the ...
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Noise from mic recording audio with screen recording

I want to make a video tutorial.During recording,I am getting heavy noise(video link attached) from mic,probably it is recording laptop internal fan noise.But,there is no noise from mic in zoom or ...
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How can I record sound from both speakers and microphone in Kazam?

I am doing online demos and webinars and use Kazam to record them. How can I record both the sound from the speakers (videos I play or what the webinar attendees are saying) and microphone (what I say ...
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Unable to launch Software Updater, Software & Updates, and Kazam in Ubuntu 18.04

I have a problem with some Ubuntu software. I cannot launch Software Updater, Software & Updates, and Kazam by clicking on the icons or right-clicking and then pressing New Window. In addition, I ...
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Kazam save file at current time

AutoSave enabled I want to save all my screencast file names in current recorded period (for instance, 2020-08-19_20_00_00.webm). Current is kazam_screencast000X.webm
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kazam 1.5.3 not opening in ubuntu 20.04

after installing kazam 1.5.3 it was downloaded and showing in software ,but it was not functioning.It shows in command line as /usr/bin/kazam:32: PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a ...
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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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kazam no sound and no rectangular red border during screencast in ubuntu 20.04

kazam worked fine on ubuntu 19.04, recording audio and video, and showing the red rectangular border during screencast recording; after installing ubuntu 20.04, kazam (from the repository) records ...
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Screen recording applications are not detecting audio in ubuntu 20.04

Two days back I upgraded ubuntu 19.04 into 20.04 lts. However, I noticed that the update got stuck at a particular stage saying 'Removing gnome-logs snap'. This window stays forever Screenshot of the ...
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Kazam - WARNING Kazam - Failed to correctly detect operating system

My OS: Ubuntu 20.04LTS python --version: Command python not found python3 --version: Python 3.8.2 Kazam was working well. I regularly upgrade packages using sudo apt-get update; sudo apt-get ...
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18.04: Kazam with stripes

Using Kazam NCC-80102 1.4.5 on 18.04 I get the following stripes Sound works nicely. How can I avoid the stripes? sudo lshw -c video | grep configuration reports: configuration: driver=i915 ...
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ImportError: cannot import name GUdev, introspection typelib not found

Can anyone suggest how I fix up the errors from standard application of Kazam screenshot app: alistair@alsE590:~$ kazam /usr/bin/kazam:77: DeprecationWarning: dist() and linux_distribution() ...
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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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Screencast only records a black box [duplicate]

Using Kazam or OBS to record my screen always results in a blank screen. Google searches do not show results for 19.04, only past versions. Any help?
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Sound is not working with Kazam when I use my microphone

The sound is disactivated with Kazam. I don't know how to reverse the steam. With the following command line pactl list | grep -A2 'Source #', it is indicated that Source #5 State: ...
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Kazam 1.5.4 on Ubuntu 19.04

There is a repository (ppa:sylvain-pineau/kazam) for the latest Kazam, but that one, when I add it, it says it had no Release file and therefore cant be used. Now, how do I install the latest Kazam ...
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Recordmydesktop and Kazam stop button is not showing in top panel

I have installed recordmydesktop and kazam in ubuntu 18.04. I have pressed start recording button, the video gets started, but there is not stop button appearing on the top panel. Hence unable to ...
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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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Launch Kazam with `python app.py`?

I'd like to test kazam (the screencast program) so I try to launch it from the source code. In the kazam directory, I've done: python app.py` but except some warning about gtk, nothing happens. Is ...
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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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Kazam did not ask to save my recording and now it is lost

I just finised recording with Kazam but it didn't ask me to save my video recording and now my whole video is nowhere to be seen. Is this common, was my video too long? All I did was press "finish ...
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The recorded sound from microphone is very fast

I am using Kazam to record videos. But when I see the video I notice that the recorded sound is much faster than I speak (like 10s turned back to 2s). I tried RecordMyDesktop software but still the ...
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Video from webcam showing black screen in kazam screen recorder

I am using Ubuntu 16.04 and for screen recording kazam 1.5.3 I am trying to use video from webcam option available in kazam. But video from webcam is not working. when i check the video from ...
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Kazam crashes with segfault

I have installed Kazam (version 1.4.5) on Ubuntu 17.10 and I can't start it. When I try to run from command line I get this messages: gonczor@wiktor-papu:~$ kazam /usr/bin/kazam:32: PyGIWarning: Gtk ...
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Kazam Recorded Audio is distorted

Every time I record my screen, and PC audio, the audio is always distorted. It will sound deeper and slower than it did when it was playing live. The issue is that this is a sudden problem, only ...
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kazam fails with "PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a version first..."

After installing kazam screen casting software, it is not launching. I am using Ubuntu 17.04. Update: /usr/bin/kazam:32: PyGIWarning: Gtk was imported without specifying a version first. Use gi....
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Kazam webcam is black / not working

kazam 1.5.3 ubuntu 16.04.2 LTS xenial screen recording works fine, but adding the webcam just adds a black square in the top right corner, which I can move with alt + click & drag If I do a ...
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Failed Upload Video Screencast to Youtube

I have been migrate from Windows to Linux. I'll make video screencast and upload it on Youtube. I use Camtasia before, but it couldn't. I get the alternative, Kazam. after I captured my screen and ...
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Kazam main window not showing

I'm running ubuntu 16.10. Kazam worked fine until yesterday, when suddenly the main window stopped showing up. I've tried a lot of things, including reinstalling. Now it's showing, but entirely ...
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Installing Kazam 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 16.10

I wonder how to install Kazam 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 16.10. I tried the following command: sudo apt-get install kazam This command installs Kazam 1.4.5, however I need the version which has the option of "...
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can any one put command to install kazam screen recorder with webcam

can any one have command to install Kazam screen recorder with web cam? i have command to install Kazam but it only facilitate screen recorder not give web cam facility at a same time.
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How to adjust the bitrate Kazam?

How to configure Kazam, so that the recording quality was high bitrate? I tried to record a screencast, but the quality in general ((. I need the highest bitrate. Tnx!
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How to install Kazam 1.5.3?

Months ago, I used to install Kazam 1.5.3 using these commands : $ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/unstable-series $ sudo apt-get update $ sudo apt-get install kazam python3-cairo python3-xlib ...
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How to retrieve Kazam video/screencast that did not save? Location of cached file?

I'm on Ubuntu 14.04. I used Kazam to record a video of my desktop (a Hangouts chat) After I was done, I clicked "finish recording" and I did not get the pop-up asking me to rename and save file. So I ...
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How to restore files of failed Kazam video

Basically, after being OCD by pressing the power button while recording, a prompt to shut down popped up. I exited out of it, and pressed again, nothing happened, but I clicked on the power button ...
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recordmydesktop becomes invisible

After starting recordmydesktop and clicking 'record' the window with recordmydesktop disappears. And so I can not stop it. With Kazam I had the same problem. I installed the program as root and use ...
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Screencasting/recording in Ubuntu with pan and zoom

I want to be able to zoom in to a window (say terminal) while recording my screen in such a way that the recorder video is not "shaky" (doesn't follow mouse when zoomed in) Something like this ...
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Kazam video files don't load in Windows [closed]

I recently screen recorded my first Ubuntu video. I saved it to my desktop and when I play it, it works fine. But when I copy the video (mp4 format) to my local disk c drive and reboot it to windows ...
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Kazam Screencaster: Region selection doesn't appear

I have Ubuntu with gnome-panel. In Kazam Screencaster When I click the Record Region everything button, dropdown goes into inactive mode and doesn't select region.
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Any screenshot application that supports HiDPI?

In a computer with a HiDPI screen (3200x1800), with Ubuntu 14.04 and Cinnamon, gnome-screenshot (3.10.1) captures images at half the resolution (1600x900), so the capture appears blurry. I've tried ...
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Kazam Screenrecorder's Strange Behaviour in Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

I just upgraded my Ubuntu 12.04 LTS to 14.04 LTS. While i record a video for 30 Seconds using kazam screenrecorder, its gets saved in the Video Folder as usual (Now .avi format). But the File's ...
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