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Crashing From Light Multitasking - This can't be normal right?

I would love help to further troubleshoot this. (ubuntu 20.04, nvdia 2070S) Processor: Intel i9-9900K (16) @ 5.000GHz I experience crashes from various programs when doing even light multitasking. It ...
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Suddenly unable to install anything after failing to install v4l2loopback-dkms - dpkg insists I must first reconfigure UEFI Secure Boot

Fresh install of 21.10. I decide to install OBS Studio. The guide on https://obsproject.com/wiki/install-instructions#linux says If you want virtual camera support you need v4l2loopback-dkms ...
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I can't stream nor play normally

Okay, I'm aware there are hundreds of other questions like this one out there and I've read a bunch of them, but the solutions were so specific to each individual case that I just must ask for help. I'...
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obs-studio duplicate setting panels at bottom glitch

I recorded 100+ educational videos last year using OBS on ubuntu so I generally have a decent idea how to use the program. Having not used it for a hot minute, I decided to run it to setup a new ...
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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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Adding specific lib to flatpak runtime

I'm using OBS Studio installed using Flatpak. One of my installed plugins requires additional library installed on system. Can I make that Flatpak sees this specific lib file somehow?
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How to install OBS without Remote Control WebSocket component?

I want to install to test OBS but no the Remote Control WebSocket component. I'm not using that component, and the fact that it exist means a listener/door opened, that I want to avoid (a simple ...
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OBS Wayland screen capture not working on GNOME

I've been trying to capture my screen with OBS for so long on Wayland, but never got it working really. I run Ubuntu 21.04 with GNOME 3.38.4 and Wayland, OBS 27.1.3, xdg-desktop-portal 1.8.1-1, xdg-...
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Skip Authenticating OBS Virtual Camera

I just installed OBS 27.1.3, and, having used OBS 25.x.x, I was surprised to see that they added a Start Virtual Camera button. This is very useful, but mildly annoying when I want a virtual camera in ...
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Use OBS-studo audio output as a microphone source

I cannot find a manual how to configure a virtual microphone from OBS to any linux app. Can somebody guide me how to send the audio from OBS audio mixer (with all the effects) to a virtual microphone.
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I can't capture my screen

I have installed obs-studio in ubuntu 21.04 version. I have faced following problems: Not screen capture, just black window Terrible voice after finishing the record Not able to uninstall after 2nd ...
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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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OBS Studio snap does not show webcam or virtual camera

I have installed the snap version of OBS Studio, and followed the instructions on this webpage: https://snapcraft.io/obs-studio I want to use the virtual camera option to blur my background in other ...
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Obs-studio is installing VLC without permission

My laptop is running on ubuntu 20.04. I installed obs studio with sudo apt install obs-studio. Now vlc app is installed with it.It don't even ask for any permission.Did i just installed anything bad ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 any screen recorders not working. Showing black screen only!

I've just installed Ubuntu 22.04(also 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 ...
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OBS 27 has no Wayland option on Ubuntu 21.04

So, as you can see I have pipewire installed but there is no option for it. And yes, I installed OBS from its PPA that means it is up to date (27.0.1)
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Quadro K2100M OBS Studio not working

Before I updated (clean install) from 18.04 to 20.04, OBS worked fine on my Nvidia Quadro K2100M. After updating, I am met with the below messages. This happens in the launchpad and unofficial snap ...
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How do you install Obs studio on 21.04 "Hirsute Hippo"?

I downloaded Ubuntu 21.04 "Hirsute Hippo" but I hit a does not have a Release file issue: I couldn't work out how to raise an issue on the ppa site.
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Upgrade to Ubuntu 21.04 blanked the OBS Studio preview windows

I've been using OBS Studio under Ubuntu 20.10 (and older) for the last four years (but at a novice level only) with Intel integrated graphics CPU. Used the "official" Ubuntu repository for ...
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Route OBS filtered audio to applications such as Zoom or Discord

I am trying to achieve this (apparently) easy task where I want the OBS filtered audio to be used as input for programs such as Zoom, Discord and similar. On Windows I simply use Virtual Audio Cable ...
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OBS Studio Virtual Camera won't work

I've found some guides which say that this used to be complicated, but is now as simple as sudo apt install obs-studio && sudo apt install v4l2loopback-dkms This does indeed give me a "...
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No Desktop Audio in OBS Studio

I have installed the very latest OBS 26.1.1 on my Ubuntu 20.10 system (64-bit) via the official PPA. However, no matter what I do, I cannot get the Deskop Audio channel to work, even though everything ...
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OBS studio start and stop shortcut-keys

I installed OBS studio version 25.0.3 on ubuntu 20.04 and want to make a youtube video by screen recording, but I don't want people to see when I click on stop record button in my video. So is it any ...
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ffmpeg freezes using webcam at 1080p or 60fps - Logitech Streamcam OBS Studio

I need to use my Logitech Streamcam webcam at 1080p (1920x1080) at 60fps but it neither work in OBS Studio, nor in guvcview nor if I want to save the output as a video file, ffmpeg freezes :( Thanks ...
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Trouble with OBS studio in Ubuntu 20.04

When I use OBS studio in Ubuntu there is no video shown in the Preview section - it is just black. This is not the case in Windows, so I was wanting to uninstall it then reinstall it to see if that ...
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Unable to find ScreenSharing option in Settings on Ubuntu 20.04

Other people have a screen-sharing option in the settings->sharing. But I don't have it. From this answer, I realized that the minimal installation is the root cause. Although I have tried that ...
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Extremely low framerate (5 FPS) for high resolution webcam Aukey PC-W1

Frame rate is only 5FPS@1920X1080 for Aukey PC-W1 although the webcam is capable of 30fps at that resolution. product page http://test.aukey.com/products/1080p-webcam-pc-w1 In some programs like VLC ...
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OBS won't detect hardware render and DaVinchi Resolve won't recognize OpenGL GPU

I have an AMD RX 580 GPU and OBS won't detect hardware render AND DaVinchi Resolve won't recognize OpenGL GPU. I use the mesa drivers. Why is it not working?
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Troubleshooting graphic driver issue to run OBS Studio (Intel i5 M520)

I recently installed OBS Studio under Ubuntu 20.04 LTS on my laptop (a Lenovo Thinkpad T410). While I didn't encounter any issue during the installation, I am unable to run OBS Studio itself, as I ...
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All video recording apps are blurry and slow

Problem: My videos are blurry and laggy when I try to record myself. It effects all the recording programs from cheese to obs. For some reason Google Meet is slightly better but still suffers the lag ...
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Why are my colors separated/shifted when using obs/v4l2sink/v4l2loopback?

Im using OBS with v4l2sink and v4l2loopback to edit my video for a remote trainig. The preview in obs looks fine, but the video has some serious color shifts in any tool I try to display the ...
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OBS Studio shows an error and does not start

my OBS-Studio(v25.8.0) download from the snap store not start. it how error. I use ubuntu 20.04.1 my terminal output. duggal@duggal-X556UQK:~$ obs-studio Qt: Session management error: None of the ...
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Trouble with hardware encoding on OBS on Bay Trail

I've been having trouble for a while with OBS (repository, Flatpak, and Snap versions); only software H.264 encoding is exposed. vainfo shows the following info: libva info: VA-API version 1.7.0 libva ...
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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 install VLC 64-bit version in Ubuntu?

How to install VLC (VideoLAN) 64-bit version in Ubuntu 18 (also 64-bit)? Already installed VLC from Ubuntu Software App and also from terminal, but don't know how to specify the 64-bit version, ...
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OBS screen record stopping after awhile

I'm having headaches with OBS, I recorded things that when I started the recordings it looked fine on OBS, then upon reviewing the footage I found I'd been duped by OBS. I got this for many ...
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Live videoediting for Google Hangout

I need to edit the video recorded by my webcam "on the fly" and to stream it to a Google Hangouts call. What I want to do is to remove the background of the video (and possibly substitute it ...
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OBS Studio Screen, Still Comes Black When I Running Under Xorg

After a Days I Wanted To Stream My Gaming To Youtube, But I Got A Problem: My OBS Screen is Black I have tried this: I Have Checked My Ubuntu Session, That Won't running Under WayLand, And Its On ...
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How do I automatically run modprobe v4l2loopback on boot?

I'm using OBS Studio and would like to have a virtual video output saved permanently so that it can be run when the application is launched. This command creates the virtual output: sudo modprobe ...
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OBS NVENC Doesn't work Out of Box on 20.04?

I just installed Kubuntu 20.04 and OBS,but NVENC doesn't seem to work for some reason even though I have nvidia-driver-390 installed and configured via System Settings. Settings: Error on Start ...
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Whats the best way to edit the MetaData of home videos?

I've been digitizing my home movies using OBS. I would like to edit the Metadata Seen Here: I've looked into VLC, but any changes I make in it, dont show up here. How can I modify this data?
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obs-studio not working

I recently installed Ubuntu 20.04, updated it, and then installed obs-studio from the repository, but I am getting this error: obs studio failed to initialize video your gpu may not be supported I ...
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None of my installed apps can capture my whole screen

When I try to stream on discord or OBS, I select the option to capture my entire screen. The only thing it shows is the cursor on a black screen. I have ffmpeg installed and I'm running Ubuntu 19.10. ...
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Problem running OBS in ubuntu studio 19.10

when I try to start I get the error message: Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated. I've searched alot about the problem but the ...
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18.04 Full screen recordings when trying to record w/OBS turn screen black

This problem is new for me and I'm new to Linux. I'm using Ubuntu Desktop 18.04. My laptop has 12gb of RAM, Corei5 8th gen, 1tb hard disk and only has ubuntu. It has Nvidia MX130 (low leve) and Intel ...
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Skype doesn't recognise v4l2loopback + gstreamer

I recently bought a full HD webcam and I'm running into some troubles using it on Ubuntu 19.10. The main issue is that I get very low fps (about 5-7) unless I run the webcam on relatively low ...
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How can you change a program's repository/install from a specific one?

I am curious for both answers since a brief google didn't show any result. But I was wondering how would you handle installing a program that has the same name in two different repositories. Or ...
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How to remove older version of OBS?

I have 2 versions of OBS in my Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. One is OBS 21.0.2.-modified (or obs-studio --candidate), other is OBS studio 24.00. The problem is when i installed the newer version, i didn't get ...
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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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Error installing OBS on Ubuntu 18.04

I run: sudo add-apt-repository ppa:obsproject/obs-studio && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install obs-studio After pressing the enter key to add the package and looking for ...
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