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

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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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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 video recoder software low sound problem?

I am trying to record my screen as I speak while recording to make some tutorial video on my Ubuntu laptop. The problem I am facing is that the voice quality is very low in recording and then I tried ...
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Kazam is not recording audio from Logitech USB headset

I am trying to record a short screencast using Kazam. Unfortunately, it refuses to record sound from my Logitech USB headset. The Kazam preferences show only "Monitor*" devices. What can I do to make ...
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Kazam shortcut keys not working in Gnome 3

I am using Gnome 3.10 on the top of Ubuntu 13.10 and the stock kazam screencaster coming with Ubuntu (1.4.3-0ubuntu1). Kazam works properly, however the start/pause/finish shortcuts are not working ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Low Quality Screencast with kazam and recordmydesktop?

I created my first screencast recently using Kazam screencaster and edited it in kdenlive. But the quality of video is low, pixelated. I tried RecordMyDesktop, it is buggy and doesn't show a few parts ...
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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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Is it ok to have 2 screen recorders running at the same time?

Ok I always have issues recording my desktop with kazam or gtk-recordmydesktop so now I'm very paranoid so is it ok to have ffmpeg running with kazam at the same time? will there be conflicts? thanks
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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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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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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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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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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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Installing an older version of Kazam

I do not like the new version of kazam & was wandering if there is any way to install the previous version in Ubuntu 12.04 (I know the previous version runs in 12.04 as I recently upgraded it). ...
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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 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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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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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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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 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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Switch between 3 monitors with Kazam when screencasting

I want to record my screen. Kazam is a great tool, but I am not able to switch between 3 monitors. Can I do it with Kazam? Is there a better tool to do that?
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how to use 'wo mic " with kazam to make a screen video

I used to to make tutorial videos using kazam as a screen recorder and wo mic to use my android as mic and used vlc to make wo mic work. but After 3 years now I installed ubuntu again and am ...
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my Kazam does not record sound

my Kazam does not record sound actually it does but sound is very small sound software : Kazam speaker : Britz BZ-SP600X Virtual Sound Realize ubuntu 18.10
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mediawiki and kazam (video cannot be played because the file is corrupt)

I have recorded a video using kazam and uploaded the file in mediawiki. The file is uploaded in the mediawiki but while playing the file, it shows the error video cannot be played because the file is ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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 ...