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How to record internal audio loud?

I'm running Ubuntu 22.04 and I'm new to Linux. I'm trying to record my screen with internal audio only(no mic). I've tried various applications such as simpleScreenRecorder, recordMyDestop and also ...
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How to install record my desktop-0.3.8.1?

I am trying to install recordmydesktop-0.3.8.1 using the install file given in the folder but the all the commands give an error. This file was originally a tar.gz.
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20.04: Can't install gtk-recordmydesktop

I want to use recordmydesktop in Ubuntu 20.04, and installed it with: sudo apt-get install recordmydesktop But when I want to record, by command recordmydesktop it records full screen and save it in ...
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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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What's the software name to indicated key

anyone knows what's the name of the software that this guy used to indicate the key that he pressed ?
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gtk-recordmydesktop is not working anymore in ubuntu 18.04

I was recording my screen through gtk-recordmydesktop and it crashed during the mid recording, I have relaunched the application through command line.But it came with the error. See the following ...
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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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In my Ubuntu 17.10, Record My Desktop is not launching [duplicate]

In my Ubuntu 17.10 , Record My Desktop is not launching. How to launch and use?
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gtk-recordmydesktop Set FPS Higher than 50?

So I recently found this program in the Ubuntu Software Store called Record My Desktop, aka gtk-recordmydesktop. I tried out the software, and it's amazing. With the configuration I used, I was able ...
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How to record screen, with both internal sound and microphone sound?

I'm trying to capture my screen, including the audio that's going to the speakers and the audio going into my microphone. So far no luck. RecordMyDesktop seems to be the most recommended option for ...
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How to record desktop with audio on ffmpeg

My code is: ffmpeg -y -f x11grab -f alsa -i hw:0 -framerate 30 -video_size 1600x900 -i :0.0+0,0 -c:v libx264 -pix_fmt yuv420p -qp 0 -preset ultrafast moetoVideo.avi but i get this error: Guessed ...
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recordMyDesktop on Ubuntu Studio audio "DEFAULT"?

I installed Ubuntu Studio so I could do multi-media including screencasts but I found the audio for recordmydesktop doesn't work "out of the box". Here is the "Advanced" tab for sound. Note 2 things:...
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Does RecordMyDesktop require a mic to record audio?

Does RecordMyDesktop require a mic to record audio? I just tried recording my desktop, with audio, and the output file hasnt any sound. I was thinking it would take audio from the stream. ... Does ...
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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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RecordMyDesktop doesn't work

I used to use RecordMyDesktop all the time with no problems. Now when I use it, what it records is choppy and poor quality: Any tips on how to fix it? If not, any other screen recorder ...
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What screen recorder records my desktop audio?

Hi I am looking for a screen recorder that allows me to record my voice,screen, and desktop audio. RecordMyDesktop doesn't work. The desktop audio doesn't show up.Kazam doesn't either. It lags the ...
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Bad video rendering with RecordMyDesktop

I have used recordmydesktop for a while and it used to work very well, but lately it has begun to draw lines through the desktop on the rendered video. How can I fix this, or what alternative ...
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screen record with input and output sound ubuntu 14.04

I want to record my Skype calls with both input & output sounds and my screen. I tried recordmydesktop with pulseAudio volume control and GNOME ALSA Mixer. I tried answer given in this link. It ...
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in which player i can play recordMyDesktop output video file, which has the extension .pcm ?

I'm new to Ubuntu. using recordMyDesktop to record videos. the output video file has the extension '.pcm'. what is the application to play .pcm files ? Is medibuntu repository capable of palying any ...
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RecordMyDesktop video and sound off?

so with RecordMyDesktop for some odd reason it is fast forwarding the video and slowing the sound the two are not matching up at all. so can some one tell me how to fix it or what to use to fix the ...
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disappearing files on desktop

I have upgraded my Ubuntu desktop from 14.04 to 14.10.After that,my files on my desktop disappearing but they are present in desktop folder. I solved this problem by disabling wallpaper in compiz (...
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how to get background sound work in recordmydesktop

I cannot get any sound Recordmydesktop by sound I mean the background song or video volumes which are ongoing in my desktop I have a video of what I am doing to get sound but eventually not getting ...
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How to make "Record My Desktop" capture only one monitor?

I've been using Record My Desktop for a while but a "problem" shows up. Today I have two monitors. One monitor extend another, but RMD when is capturing my desktop, records the entire desktop which ...
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RecordMyDesktop exited with status 3204: Cannot connect to X Server

I'm trying to do a recording of my screen under Ubuntu 14.04 (Unity) with RecordMyDesktop. I'm posting here screenshots of its config. Also, I'm using dual monitor, and I want to select only one. So I ...
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Recording a Screencast in XMonad

I have been trying to record a screencast under xmonad, the problem is that it seems that both vokoscreen and record my desktop go a bit haywire when I try to tell them to record one window under ...
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Remove microphone noise ubuntu 13.10

I had windows 8 and I was using Camtasia to record my screen and my voice via a microphone. The quality of voice was well. I just migrated to Ubuntu 13.10 and tried RecordMyScreen and Kazam to record ...
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Video quality goes bad when add video to kdenlive?

I have used many screencast programs and every time i add output recording to kdenlive for editing, it shows pixelated video. Quality of video becomes very low and i can't figure out the reason for ...
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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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How to build and install latest SimpleScreenRecorder from git?

I want to install SimpleScreenRecorder (SSR) from git as recommended by the developer. The binary version crashes and it is possible that the git version already has the fixes for my crash problem. ...
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How to do screencasting (desktop recording) with high quality audio and video?

I have googled around and found all the usual solutions. None of them work for me. First of all, I want to make high quality recordings. Second, I use JACK audio (PulseAudio is completely uninstalled.)...
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recordMyDesktop rendering is bad

I have used recordMyDesktop for a while an it worked very good, but now it have begin to draw lines through the desktop on the rendered video. I don't know how that happened, but it would be good to ...
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Glitch in video taken by gtk-recordmydesktop

Using gtk-recordmydesktop, I took this video that doesn't have any issue at its beginning (here I'm only focusing on a few seconds from the point both links start at). gtk-recordmydesktop yields .ogv ...
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Recording in GNOME stopped working after gsettings editing

I was looking for a way to record audio with video on Gnome Shell (Ubuntu 13.04) and after doing these command: gsettings set org.gnome.shell.recorder pipeline "queue ! videorate ! vp8enc quality=10 ...
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Script that opens webpage and records it as cron job

I need and have to create a script that takes webpage address and time in seconds as arguments. It records whatever is shown on the webpage - i.e. JavaScript and HTML content (Flash not required). ...
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Problem with RecordMyDesktop program

I am trying to record some tutorials using RecordMyDesktop application. The problem is the video becomes jagged and unusable as you can see from the screenshot I have taken while playing a saved video....
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Record my desktop in mp4 format

How do I record my desktop interaction (video) and audio directly in MP4 format? I have Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
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recordmydesktop outputs 1920x1072 instead of 1920x1080, which is what my monitor resolution is

my monitor is 1920x1080, but recordmydesktop records in 1920x1072. Anyone know how to fix this?
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recordmydesktop file location

I have recorded a video with recordMyDesktop, but forgot to specify filename with save as dialog. Documetnation at http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/manpage.php tells that: recordMyDesktop ...
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How can I accurately select an area of screen to record when using RecordMyDesktop?

When using RecordMyDesktop I want to select an area of the screen to record, not just a particular window or the whole screen. The application instructs you to click and drag to select the area you ...
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How can I get the value of Window ID?

When recording a specific window by recordmydesktop, what should I do for investigating "windowid" specified as a "windowid" option?
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How do I reduce the screen and file size of a recorded video, plus convert to FLV?

I have used gtk-recordMyDesktop to make a video as an OGV file using the default settings. I need to do 3 things: How can I reduce the screen resolution (height and width) so that it can fit into a ...
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Unable to record sound with RecordMyDdesktop

I'm unable to record sound using this application. The check box is checked for the sound, It just doesn't record sound. I don't know what to do. I have Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. And Nvidia drivers don't ...
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Fragments with recordmydesktop

I tried to record an Screencast wih gtk-recordmydesktop. The Sound Quality is great but I get a lot of fragments in the Video. Its comes if I refresh an area like the browser windows. Here is a ...
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I want to record a screencast of a processing sketch

I have a created a music visualisation using Processing. I now want to convert that to a video, and the least obtrusive way I could think of is to record a screencast. I figured exporting Processing ...
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Unable to record sound from web browser (firefox / chromium ) using recordmydesktop

I have to do some screencast tutorials and i am using recordmydesktop with gtk frontend to do it. I need to record also the sound and here is where i have found the problem. It took me some time, but ...
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How to install wink?

I can't install wink by the following commands: sudo apt-get install wink Here is the log sam@sam:~$ sudo apt-get install wink [sudo] password for sam: Reading package lists... Done ...
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Can I somehow record my screen with whatever sound is coming from the speakers?

I am watching a lecture conducted on Adobe Breeze. I find it too slow... usually when I watch videos (esp lectures), I speed up the playback with VLC. Saves time. So how would I somehow convert/...
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How to use two sound sources while using recordMyDesktop?

I'm using recordMyDesktop and here is my problem: I need to record the sound emitted by my desktop and put some comments on it at the same time. For now, I have no problem commenting what's on screen,...
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Remove noise in video created by recordMyDesktop?

I need to record some activity on my desktop with voice , but recordMyDesktop really doesn't provide an acceptable record. Here are two solutions came into my mind , strip off the voice from that ...
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