Questions tagged [screencast]

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Method for screen sharing of one window only

Back in 2019 I was using a chromecast feature available only (I believe) to linux users that allowed me to screen share just one application to a chromecast device. This solved a huge problem for me ...
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Connect a Windows laptop as a display

I have an Ubuntu laptop, but its screen is very small. Can I use the laptop screen from my Windows-10 laptop as a wireless / wired (HDMI) display? I found some documentation to allow my Windows laptop ...
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Standard Screencast does not work

After updating to 20.10, the standard (Ctrl + Shift + Alt + R) system screen cast to file stopped working. Files do not appear, the red flag in the tray does not appear. How fix it ?
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How to cast Linux screen to Android phone

When googled I got an opposite result- cast android screen to Linux. But I want to monitor my laptop screen from my android phone. Being able to control the screen would be even better.
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Screen sharing under wayland

Has anyone got screensharing working under wayland using pipewire? As far as I can tell, it should be possible to share the screen from Chrome / Chromium after installing the pipewire package and ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 How to cast videos to AmazonFireStick Or Screen mirroring

Friends, I am using Ubuntu 20.04 persistence from a pen-drive. I would like to cast videos to my LG TV(NON Android) using my Amazon Fire Stick. Basic requirement is running my HP laptop local videos ...
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How to config build-in screencast?

I found that Ubutnu 20.04 offers now a build in screencast: https://help.ubuntu.com/stable/ubuntu-help/screen-shot-record.html However, If I press ctrl+Alt+Shift+R then only a yellow record icon ...
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Connect to wireless display in Ubuntu 20.04

I was wondering if there's any progress in the WiDi compatibility for Ubuntu/Linux. In particular, I have a Microsoft Display Adapter that I can connect via HDMI to my monitor, and I would like to ...
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Screencast into a USB Stick

When looking at the screencast option, it said that it saves automatically to the Videos folder. Is there a way to have it save directly onto a USB stick?
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Change the default location of inbuilt screen recorder

Ubuntu has an inbuilt screen recorder/screencast. The default location it saves is ~/Videos. But I want to change it to ~/Videos/Screenrecord or something other than the default location. Can someone ...
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SimpleScreenRecorder records only one side of communication

I am trying to record zoom sessions with SimpleScreenRecorder. Unfortunately, if I set Source = "Monitor of Built-in Audio Analog Stereo" I get only my counterpart recorded. And if I set ...
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Video capture of application window

I need to do a video capture of just a running application window, not the entire desktop. Similar to the Nvidia Games Bar functionality in Windows. Is there a 3rd party app that will do this in ...
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screen mirroring ubuntu to the new samsung smart tvs

Im using 2019 samsung curved smart tv version UN55RU7300FXZA and a ubuntu version 18.04.4 LTS .I've tried using the built inn chrome cast but the tv noticed on my laptop but it tells me source not ...
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Kazam microphone Unknown

Have anyone faced the same error? None of the sources seems to be working. I even tried disconnecting Bluetooth & restarting the "Kazam" app.
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Best way to use second computer as desktop mirror

I'm looking for a good way to cast my Ubuntu desktop screen to another Windows computer on the same local network. I've tried setting up a RTMP server, and streaming using OBS. I've also tried using ...
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Is there any Screen Recording + Video Editing software like Camtasia for Ubuntu?

I like Camtasia because it got really handy features specially for making instructional videos or tutorials. Though, I've found try installing Camtasia exe file on Ubuntu using Wine, but I'm not ...
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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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How can I use Kazam Screencaster In Terminal?

I want to operate Kazam in terminal. Is there any command to start kazam and start screencasting instantly? (I am not questing the command kazam --silent)
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start gnome screen recorder command line

The keyboard shortcut to start the built-in screen recorder in Gnome is ctrl + shift + alt + R. For some reason it is not working on my system. Is it possible to start it from the command line ...
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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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Ubuntu Screen Mirror | Display Settings - Display mode not available

I visited many solutions regarding Mirroring and Casting even HDMI solutions. I actually know how to connect to a screen using display mode: mirror in Ubuntu 16.04. But I am not able to find the ...
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Gnome screencast not working

I'm trying to use the Gnome in-built screen recorder. The shortcut key, according to numerous sites is Ctrl + Shift + Alt + R. However it is not working. No screen recording is started when I press ...
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How to setup miracast Ubuntu 18?

How can I setup miracast on Ubuntu 18? I found a github page for it but it wasn't very beginner friendly. Is there an easier alternative?
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Airmedia on Ubuntu

Hi i am using Ubuntu 18 and need Airmedia to connect to a monitor at our office, I can't seem to find a Linux client, is there anything that will suit this need? Thanks
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How can I record the screen as well as audio on Ubuntu?

That is for creating a video tutorial. I want the screen and my voice. I have tried many recorder, but that only record the screen and internal video.
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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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Samsung TV “Mirror Screen”

I would like to show the screen of my Ubuntu laptop on a Samsung TV. The TV has a menu entry called "mirror screen". But up to now I found no way to get it working. I need a wireless way to us the ...
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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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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/sharing applications (or app features) not working in Ubuntu 17.10 (and later releases)?

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 ...