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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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Streaming display over network (NDI alternative)

Setting up a live stream for a church. 2 computers, 1 for sound and 1 for the presentation/videos/etc. Trying to find a linux solution to streaming the presentation software export (that goes to the ...
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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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Filtered audio from OBS as a virtual audio input for video conference

I am trying to make conference calls with filtered obs video and audio as inputs. The video part I could do with v4l2loopback and obs-v4l2sink. How can I make the filtered audio from OBS as an input ...
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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 with ubuntu 20.04

I recently installed ubuntu 20.04, updated it, and then installed obs-studio from repository. but i am getting this error: "obs studio failed to initialize video your gpu may not be supported" I ...
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Broken pixels when capturing a window

I'm currently using Ubuntu 18.04 and I wanted to install OBS-Studio, everything seemed to be just fine, however, once I added a Window Capture, it seemed as if all the pixels are... "broken", to say ...
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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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After re-installing obs studio still wont work, what to do?

Here is the list of prompts my terminal gave me after trying to boot obs studio libva info: VA-API version 1.1.0 libva info: va_getDriverName() returns 0 libva info: Trying to open /snap/obs-studio/...
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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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Can't start 2 usb video receivers with usb3.0 hub simultaneously: no space left on device

I have a task to start 4 USB video receivers at my laptop (ASUS ux533fd). I have only 2 USB ports and 1 Type-C port, so only 3 are available. I bought a USB3.0 hub to solve my USB port shortage ...
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GPU Ubuntu 18.04 using x2g

Please I'd like to run obs or obs studio on my server but I keep facing errors... like one of: I'm using this: LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 obs LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE=1 obs-studio And executing following ...
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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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Issue with Screen Recording - orange/ fuzzy screen

I'm not sure how to describe this issue but I've just installed Ubuntu 18.04.3 LTS on my rig and I tried to record a screen recording using OBS Studio and the recording is fuzzy with an orange Screen. ...
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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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Discord audio being picked up on wrong PulseAudio device

I'm trying to set up a virtual audio device in PulseAudio so that audio from certain programs (specifically Discord) isn't picked up by my livestreaming program. I've tried two different methods in ...
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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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watch and trigger a ffmpeg command only on new files added to a folder

Okay so I've written a function which loops through all files in a folder (only to a depth of 1) and compresses them to a smaller file size. EDIT: CHECK MY EDIT AT THE BOTTOM function ...
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No tray icons for OBS and Chrome

I am currently running Ubuntu 19.04 (Gnome 3.32) and experience that some programs (e.g. Chrome and OBS) don't show a tray icon. Rambox or Skype e.g. work perfectly. Does anybody have an idea?
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How to Crop in OBS?

I have OBS installed via command line and am trying to crop a certain regions of my screen. Usually this is accomplished via alt + tugging one of the red handle bars, but this doesn't work for some ...
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How can I efficiently record 3d games/3d programs in real-time?

As per subject would like to efficiently record 3d games/3d apps running full screen. I have an Nvidia 2080 Ti and I've heard about NVENC and obs-studio. Has anyone any suggestion? Can I just use it ...
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How can I install OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) without errors on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

What are the steps to build OBS for Ubuntu 18.04 LTS without dependencies or ffmpeg errors? I initially followed the Ubuntu official documentation here: https://obsproject.com/wiki/install-...
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How do I solve the problem of inverted colors in OBS studio?

I tried to make a recording for gameplay of youtube and twitch but via obs but I found something very inconvenient. The colors are all inverted ... (or fading, I have no idea) I would like a help from ...
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How to run OBS studio on Ubuntu server 16.04

I have installed obs-studio on my Ubuntu server 16.04 but when I try to open it gives me this error: failed to initialize video. your GPU may not be supported or your graphics drivers need to be ...
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OBS Studio is still black screen on ubuntu 18.04 LTS Xorg with nvidia

when I use Intel CPU as my gpu OBS works properly but when I switch to Nvidia (390 driver), then it shows just black screen. I changed this file : /etc/gdm3/custom.conf and removed WaylandEnable=...
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Disk space required for installation is larger than the one freed after removal: why? [duplicate]

I installed OBS Studio: sudo apt-get install obs-studio Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done The following packages were automatically ...
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Streamlabs Alerts and OBS Studio

So I'm trying to have Streamlabs communicate to obs studio. I've got obs 21.1.0 installed, and I want to set it up so I get alerts when people subscribe or donate to my stream. I found this:https://...
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Screen glitching to desktop wallpaper when recording

I have a problem whenever I'm desktop streaming, or recording, on any software. OBS, discord (screen sharing ) ...etc the glitch is showing my desktop wallpaper for some reason or just a black color .....
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OBS CPU Overload at Idle

Guys I am still learning Linux. I moved from Windows years back. Recently since Ubuntu 14 I am having issues with my Laptop. The graphics is an issue I believe. Its Radeon HD 7000 on a VAIO with ...
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Capture the terminal on Ubuntu with OBS

I'm attempting to capture the terminal on my Ubuntu 16.04 LTS computer with OBS 21.0.1, however when I select the terminal window using the "Window Capture (XComposite)" method, I just get a black ...
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Unable to install obs-studio Ubuntu 16.04

The repositories seem to be missing. Anyone any idea how to fix this? $ sudo apt-get update ... Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y Err:1 http://fr.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu zesty/universe amd64 ...
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How do I install OBS?

I need a screen recorder and OBS is the best. How can I install the latest version on Ubuntu?
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OBS on Ubuntu 17.10 (Artful) - Black screen, only cursor in screen capture mode [duplicate]

I'd like to apologize in advance if this is not ubuntu related issue, but I did not manage to find any other topics regarding my problem. What's going on: I'd like to start using screen recording ...
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How to listen to a line in input in real time?

I'm setting up an OBS Studio configuration where I connect a handheld console (Nintendo 3DS) to the mic input of my laptop and then connect my headset through USB. I can "mix" both my audio input ...
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OBS is not working with Wayland display server

I have installed Ubuntu 17.10. Now i found that the OBS Studio recording software is not working with Wayland display server. It shows black screen and mouse pointer on the record screen. When I'm ...
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How to install Browser source plugin in obs(Open Broadcaster Software) studio

How can I install the browser source plugin in obs (Open Broadcaster Software) studio?
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OBS Stubio 0.16.2 doesn't have a game capture source

I recently downloaded OBS Studio through Terminal, and the sources list does not have Game Capture a s an option. is that an issue with my copy, or just with the linux release in general? In case it's ...
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I'm having trouble with make command for obs browser plugin

So I found on Obs forums this browser plugin which's on github https://github.com/bazukas/obs-qtwebkit I'm a bit new to Ubuntu so I may be doing something wrong. But I downloaded the zip went to files>...
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How can I stream my friend's Ubuntu desktop at < 2 FPS?

My friend is running Ubuntu 14.04. I need to give him some technical support, but I can't visit his house, so I want to stream his screen. We both have pretty slow Internet plans (800 kilobits per ...
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OBS on “Window Capture (X composite)” only shows red screen

When I chose "Window Capture (X composite)" mode on OBS, and select the running Windows 10 VirtualBox, I get a red screen: It works fine with Spotify: I can record the whole screen, but I'd like to ...
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OBS Crashes when clicking on Settings

When I click on the settings button OBS crashes. Sometimes it won't crash, until I click something on the settings page. Here is a log file: https://gist.github.com/anonymous/2faab5dcbba087030480
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OBS Not Opening

I am using Kubuntu 14.04, and I have recently installed OBS Studio. I recently ran it a couple of times and it came up with an error and when I closed the error, OBS shut down. I ran it some more ...
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OBS Shut Down When Trying to Run It

I am using Kubuntu 14.04 and tried running OBS Studio in the terminal and I have ffmpeg installed but when I typed "obs" in terminal, it came up with a license agreement and I pushed 'I Agree' but ...