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Questions tagged [screencast]

A video recording of the screen.

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What video editing software should I use to make screencast videos with external audio?

I want to make screencast videos and record audio externally. What video editing software should I use? This is for an online class in introductory logic that I'm terribly late putting together. To ...
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Is there a screen recorder for GNOME with Wayland?

I am using Ubuntu 18.04.01 LTS. I have spent a lot of time searching for Screen Recorders for the Ubuntu GNOME Wayland. I have tried several Screen Recorders such as Simple Screen Recorder and ...
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Mirror broken android to Linux?

I'm fairly inexperienced with Linux and have a very difficult situation. My last cellphone's screen cracked, got water damaged and now has a dead screen. It's a newer phone (Galaxy A8) and it still ...
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SimpleScreenRecorder covers my entire screen in a blue box

As soon as I open SimpleScreenRecorder in Ubuntu 18.04 I get the standard input dialog. As soon as I pick the "record a fixed rectangle" radial button, my screen gets covered in this solid blue box ...
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How can I cast my screen on to lg tv

I want to know how can I cast my screen on to my lg tv wirelessly I have a WiFi please help
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Screencasts - Record only one screen

According to: https://help.gnome.org/users/gnome-help/stable/screen-shot-record.html.en We can record our screens using Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R, works very well. But I have 2 screens or monitors. When ...
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How to Screen Cast on several computers from one computer?

So my question is that i have dozen of computers in my class and i want to share my screen to others computers so that students can see my screen on their screen and they can't do anything with their ...
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How can I record the screen (or screencast) in text mode?

Basically I want to capture the process of installing a driver in Ubuntu so I can watch it later. There are screen capture applications such as SimpleScreenRecorder, but they won't work in text mode ...
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Is there a way to change the default settings of screen scaling (for people with disabilities)?

So Ubuntu provides some special settings for people with disabilities, evoked by SuperAlt8. There is a feature of screen scaling, which makes the screen appear larger or smaller (SuperAlt+ or SuperAlt-...
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Creating screencasts with Ubuntu 17.10? [duplicate]

According this post pressing CTRL+ALT+SHIFT+R should create a screencast. When I try this everything freezes and I have to power off and restart. Is there another way to perform screencasts?
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Ubuntu 17.10 - Screencast always 0 bytes [duplicate]

I read that there is a feature to save videos using CTRL+SHIFT+ALT+R and I decided to try it: I pressed the combination Did some silly things to get recorded Pressed the combination once more I went ...
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I can't make a screencast on Ubuntu 17.10 in an Xorg session

I can't make a screencast. The options in my login screen didn't work so I edited /etc/gdm3/custom.conf by deleting the # before WaylandEnable=false using terminal, and saved the file. The error ...
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FFMPEG returns an error while trying to screencapture using AMD VCE

when I enter: ffmpeg -hwaccel vaapi -hwaccel_device /dev/dri/renderD128 -hwaccel_output_format vaapi -i input.mp4 -c:v h264_vaapi -b:v 2M -maxrate 2M output.mp4 I get: ffmpeg version 3.3.4-2 ...
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Kazam doesn't work on ubuntu 17.10 what's the next best thing?

I am looking for a screen recorder that uses a little resources as possible and is able to record full-screen 3D gaming. As far as I know Kazam was good for that but unfortunately it is not ...
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How to project/cast/screencast audio and video from Ubuntu 17.04 64bit to Roku Ultra?

I want to project, in real-time, both audio and video from the Ubuntu desktop directly to my Roku Ultra so that it then projects it onto the TV and soundsystem already configured. This is primarily ...
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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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Why are some of my screen-recording/capturing applications (or app features) not working after upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10?

After upgrading to Ubuntu 17.10 I noticed some of my screencasting applications are not working, for example screencasting tools like SimpleScreenRecorder and vokoscreen. (link) Also I noticed ...
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How to make Screencast on Ubuntu 17.10 record longer than 30s?

Ubuntu Desktop Guide > Tips & tricks says that we can start and stop a screencast by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R. It works. But it automatically stops at 30s. Is there a default settings somewhere ...
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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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Mirror ubuntu screen on phone

I was wondering if there was a way to mirror my ubuntu screen to my android os phone. I know how to mirror phone to pc, but could not find anything about the other way around. I would also want it to ...
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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 change screencast duration in gnome3 screen recorder

I want to change the length of my screencast recorded with the Gnome3 Screen Recorder from the default 30 seconds to 30 minutes. How do I do that?
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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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Screencasting shows black on Ubuntu 16.04 Guest in Virtual Box (LM host)

I'm running a Linux Mint host with an Ubuntu 16.04 Guest using Virtual Box. When I try to screen capture the VM, I just get a black screen (but can see the mouse). I've tried running silentcast and ...
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Most lightweight screen recorder/caster software?

I have been trying recently many screen recorders, since I want to record Age of Empires 2 HD matches. Since I have to use wine to run the game, there's already a significant overhead and ...
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What are recommendable GIF screencast recorders?

Asking out of curiosity, I seek alternatives to Peek to directly record a screencast in a .gif format. Are there other software that run well on Ubuntu 16.x that you can recommend me to take a look ...
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Simple Screen Recorder doesn't record anymore

I was using it normally, but yesterday when I started to record, it didn't run. It "starts", as if it was recording, but when I save the video, the file is 0 bytes. The video doesn't run. Also, I ...
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Live screencast with Ubuntu 16.04?

It's extremely necessary for me to screencast my desktop and work to some friends (with different computers). I am on Ubuntu 16.04 Desktop. I searched many times, but I couldn't find any service or ...
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How do I share my screen to airplay / AppleTV?

I've seen a lot of posts about streaming audio to their AppleTV / other airplay audio devices... but I want to share my screen. Is there a way I can do this? I'm on Ubuntu 16.04.
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Is it possible to show the display of my Android phone on my PC screen in Ubuntu?

There is a thing which is called miracast, it can mirror the display of the Android phone to another monitor, but my screen doesn't have this function, am I possible to do it in Ubuntu?
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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 do I highlight my mouse pointer while screen recording?

I'm planning to record some tutorial videos. How do I make a mouse pointer/cursor with yellow circle around it on Ubuntu 16.04, so my students could see where I am? Help would be appreciated.
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Screen recording software

I want to be able to reliably record videos for a YouTube channel, however the software I've tried all has individual flaws. The programs I've tried are: SimpleScreenRecorder (flaw being that the ...
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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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Issue with SimpleScreenRecorder

I'm trying to start recording using SimpleScreenRecorder. The setup for this recording is as below: And the error I'm getting is: [PageRecord::StartPage] Starting page ... [JACKInput::Init] Error: ...
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Record screen as well as internal audio?

I'm trying to screen record some videos on a particular site. So far, I have tried simplevideorecorder, recordmydesktop and kazam as well (after browsing several threads here). I can get the screen ...
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How to show a different desktop image to screen capturing applications?

I often take screenshots with shutter and do screen recordings with other applications, and sometimes I have my desktop picture set to something private that I don't want people looking at my ...
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How to use VLC as a screencast software?

As far as I am aware, VLC can record from the desktop source. This could make VLC a potential tool for screencast recording. However, I am failing to use it properly for this purpose. Remaining ...
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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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Screen Recorders for Ubuntu 12.04?

I am looking for a screen recorder for Ubuntu 12.04,any recorder besides: Ezvid Kazam Screencaster RecordMyDesktop Ice Cream Screen Recorder SimpleScreenRecorder vokoscreen Webcam Studio XSplit ...
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How to create gameplays with facecam?

I would like to know how to create gameplays with facecam? What is the free program I could use? And is there any tutorial on how to do it? Thank you very much. Ubuntu 14.04
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Ubuntu Screencast

I want to screencast my minecraft gaming. I did this firstly with recordmydesktop (and gtk-recordmydesktop). It works fine, but the file size is too high (564MB for about 5 min). I also tested Kazam ...
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Software that show pressed keyboard to desktop

I've found key-mon. But it's very limited is there any program like key-mon that shows keysrokes every time I type to screen?
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Is there any way I can do an android screencast to my computer?

I know there are a lot of third party screencast apps and such, but I've seen android cast to a chromecast, and wonder if it is possible to do that to my computer running ubuntu. I think it runs over ...
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Please recommend a tool of terminal cast

I'd like to show some of my live actions in terminal, and their output to some people around the global. I could use tools like VNC on this. But since terminal data is way simpler than GUI, I wonder ...
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Is there a Fraps-like recording application for Ubuntu with microphone support?

Is there a program that works like Fraps? I specifically would like to have these features: The record hotkey. Microphone support. And the ability to change the video output folder.
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Screencast to a TV through a Roku

I have an ubuntu 14.04 box, Roku 3 and 50 inch TV and I want to cast my pc screen to the TV. The roku and pc are on the same network. Has anyone got a way to do this? Doesn't have to be a nice ...
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Building xvidcap on Ubuntu 14.04 - undefined reference to symbol 'XGetWindowAttributes'

I'm trying to build xvidcap from sources on Ubuntu 14.04 since no package is available. I've stumbled upon following error during make: gcc -Wall -g -DDBUS_SERVICE_DIR=\""/usr/local/share/dbus-1/...
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Screen recording with ring buffer

Is there any screen recording software which can record to ring buffer? I'd like to have a recording of the last 10-15 minutes happening in some window. To be more concrete, I want to this ...
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Screencam that records sound (2014) [closed]

It's 2014. What's the best tool for recording a session on my computer that includes internal audio?