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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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Screencast. Record 2 windows at the same time

How can I screencast record 2 window at the same time? I normally use Kazam but it only open one instances at the same time. Is this possible at all? I had a try with SimpleScreenRecorder which ...
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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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Screencast Ec2 instance including sound

I need to screencast at scale, I can create AWS EC2 instances and get mostly there except for sound. The issue is that the Ubuntu image for EC2 comes void of a sound card or a virtual one as far as I ...
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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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Open Broadcaster screencast via command line on Ubuntu 18.04

A while back I used to use open broadcaster via command line to record videos on my screen. I could set the screed coordinates in the command line to record the right window. My old laptop went dead ...
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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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Switch between 3 monitors with Kazam when screencasting

I want to record my screen. Kazam is a great tool, but I am not able to switch between 3 monitors. Can I do it with Kazam? Is there a better tool to do that?
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my Kazam does not record sound

my Kazam does not record sound actually it does but sound is very small sound software : Kazam speaker : Britz BZ-SP600X Virtual Sound Realize ubuntu 18.10
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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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How to Stream video files to Apple TV

Does anyone know if it is possible to stream content to an Apple TV? I know from NullVoxPopuli's question that screen sharing may be possible, but if I have an mp4 file for instance can I send this ...
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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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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 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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How to remotely display my Android on my PC?

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?