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Recording video, for example using a webcam. For screen recording, please use the [desktop-recording] tag

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How to fix GNOME bar tingle while recording with OBS?

I am facing a problem while dragging or on opening a window while recording with OBS. Generally it works great on KDE Plasma, but when I use GNOME with Wayland disabled, this problem occurs. If I ...
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Why does the screen recording stop after 29 seconds? [duplicate]

Native record Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R issue: Why does the screen recording on my Ubuntu stop at 29 seconds? I run Ubuntu 20.04.3-desktop, live USB.
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Screen Recording is Very Choppy

I've tried many apps to record my screen on Ubuntu, such as Kazam and OBS Studio, but they all result in the output file being choppy and laggy. There are no problems with audio, just the video. At ...
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How to draw using pencil/ marker in Ubuntu desktop screen while screen recording the screen? [duplicate]

I use Vokoscreen-ng for screen recording. it doesn't have pencil/ marker / brush to highlight the recording screen in Ubuntu. Some says Compiz will help. I can't find pencil/ marker option.
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Stream and recording volume

OBS recordings' volume depends on the connected Bluetooth headphones but the recording is much more silent than the headphone's volume. I set OBS' and browser's (what I want to record) volume to max ...
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Ubuntu 22.04 any screen recorders not working. Showing black screen only!

I've just installed Ubuntu 22.04(also 21.04). I used to install obs studio and Kazam to record my screen. In OBS-Studio if I select only window recording it records but the fullscreen option is not ...
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All video recording apps are blurry and slow

Problem: My videos are blurry and laggy when I try to record myself. It effects all the recording programs from cheese to obs. For some reason Google Meet is slightly better but still suffers the lag ...
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Kazam save file at current time

AutoSave enabled I want to save all my screencast file names in current recorded period (for instance, 2020-08-19_20_00_00.webm). Current is kazam_screencast000X.webm
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How can i record multiple windows with segregated audio on ubuntu 18.04

I want to record multiple windows running on my desktops. For example, let's say I want to record two videos running on two different chrome tabs which are on same/different window. How can I do that? ...
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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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Playing a video and live recording another video on Ubuntu 19.10

My lecture goes on for 4 hours daily on Zoom and i use OBS Studio to record them.The problem is i can't play any other audio/video file simultaneously as long as i'm recording the lecture.If i play ...
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Ubuntu screen recorder with changeable camera background

i have seen this video: so i think is there any kind of Ubuntu recorder to do this camera background remover at the recording time, in Ubuntu. As which i think there is none by this effect, it can ...
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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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A video recording app that will create a timestamp and title on video

I know the ffmpeg way to do this. The problem with that is that I don't want only a timestamp but also a title and entry number of the video and make it look a little good. The timestamp created by ...
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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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USB video grabber works with camera, not with VHS recorder

I'm trying to get rid of all my old videotapes using a USB grabber (Fushicai USBTV007 Video Grabber [EasyCAP]). When I use VLC or Open Broadcaster Software I can get the video stream from /dev/video2. ...
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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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how to record audio and video in gstreamer

I am new to gstreamer, I want to record both audio and video save it into .mp4 format, Recording video using webcam and audio using MIC Here this is my pipeline gst-launch-1.0 -e v4l2src ! queue ! ...
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how to interrupt from command line an rtsp registration

I'm using cvlc to register an rtsp stream. Is there a way to control cvlc from command line, to stop its recording in a clean way. The options stop-time or run-time are not useful because in my case, ...
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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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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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Scheduled recording ffmpeg 14.04 with timer

How do I set up a scheduled recording that stops after a set time with sound and video on 14.04? I want to record something 6 hours ahead that lasts 1 hour. It is really important that the video and ...
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Screen recorder flickering and black triangle on Ubuntu 16.04

When I'm recording a video with "Simple Screen Recorder" or "OBS" it flickers black every few seconds. With OBS, it flashes black triangles which is really annoying and requires me ...
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Can I record a TV screen with a Linux computer?

If I ever decide to get into uploading videos to websites on a game console I'd like to have a Linux that supports TV recording. So basically I'm wondering if something such as a capture card works ...
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How to record a video and sound in a avi file from the command line?

How can I record, in a single command both video from my webcam and sound from my microphone in a .avi file? I tried below command: streamer -q -c /dev/video0 -f rgb24 -r 3 -t 00:30:00 -o ~/outfile....
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How do I record audio and video from Skype and save to a file from my webcam using ffmpeg on 16.04?

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I tried the solution here How do I record audio and video to a file from my webcam using ffmpeg?, and It gives me the output as below: $ ffmpeg -f alsa -i CARD=PCH,DEV=0 -f ...
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How to measure "millisecond" timing in videos like Youtube (incl. frame by frame advance video)?

I do some "kitchen science" at home. I would like to measure the timing of movements in YouTube videos. YouTube only has a counter of seconds. My first thought is to use a screen recorder program and ...
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How do I schedule the recording of a live Youtube stream to watch later?

I wanted to record live church streams that I cannot watch live when they take place and that are not originally archived by the church themselves. What software can I use to accomplish this on a ...
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How can I access my webcam data? [duplicate]

Can I get access to my webcam data, like a real digital recording system?
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Video recording software

I run Ubuntu 14.04 LTS. I want to record output from a digital decoder to disk so that it can be watched later on. Just to clarify the matter; instead of displaying, or while displaying, the output ...
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Webcam video recorder

Looking for video recorder applications in Ubuntu that can: record videos from webcam. can save for example last 15 minutes so I can review that recorded video; I don't want it to record all the ...
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How do you put a face cam in a video editor?

I am trying to put a face cam in my videos but can't figure out how. I use Openshot, but if there's another editor that works please tell me.
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Running multiple pipelines of gstreamer simultaneously in sync

Thanks to help of "thiagoss" I made these pipelines below for gstreamer. one is capturing via Webcam and the other from frame grabber. The thing now is that I don't know how to merge them (I want both ...
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Recording a YouTube live stream using VLC

I'm trying to set VLC to record a live stream on YouTube using cron. Vlc records videos that aren't live streaming just fine, but when the stream is live VLC records at most only 24 seconds. Why ...
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Schedule to record video stream in VLC

I work at a school and have setup a workstation to broadcast/stream the morning announcements for the teachers and kiddos. Teachers in the classroom access this stream via Windows Media Player or VLC....
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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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Can't capture video on Cheese

$ sudo cheese [sudo] password for ilirian: no talloc stackframe at ../source3/param/loadparm.c:4864, leaking memory (cheese:20899): GStreamer-CRITICAL **: gst_mini_object_unref: assertion '...
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auto-save (and auto-delete) screen recorder video?

I set up my old phone as a security camera and downloaded SimpleScreenRecorder to record it. However I would like to find a program that would allow me to auto save say every hour and auto delete ...
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PS2 Eyetoy Recording Quality

I have Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and a PS2 eyetoy "Namtai". Don't worry - this is not the sterotypical " how do I get my eyetoy working" question. My eyetoy works fine on Cheese, gucview and various other ...
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Can't detect USB camera when connected with 10m cable

I have two Logitech cameras which are connected and working properly. But when they are connected using two 10m cables they are not working. What could be the reason?
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How to make a video for YouTube on Linux?

In many YouTube videos there is a guy talking something to his laptop and recording a movie with his laptop built-in camera and a microphone. My questions are: What program do you recommend to shoot ...
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What are some good applications for creating lecture-like videos?

I want to make videos like the ones in this YouTube playlist. Where I can write stuff and talk about stuff at the same time. My first instinct was to shop around for a pen-tablet I can use to do the ...
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Screen and webcam recording with nvidia-bumblebee

I wish to record my desktop or my Game session in Linux with webcam if possible. I looked at RecordMyDesktop and kazam but neither has webcam capture. Vokoscreen has webcam, but it has problems with ...
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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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Webcam and Cheese: Unbelievably slow

I have a machine with 4 GIG of RAM on a 64 bit computer. Yet, Cheese is unbelievably slow in recording videos. To my surprise, even YouTube records videos faster than Cheese. What would be an apt ...
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Anything better than Cheese for video capture?

I need to record some video from my webcam, and while Cheese works, it lacks settings, and only outputs the webm format that is full of stutters, etc. Can't seem to find any alternative...
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Audio delays progressively when recording with ffmpeg

I am trying to record screencasts in Ubuntu 12.04; I have a working command; the audio sounds great and the video looks great. I have one issue though, the audio delays as the video goes on. At the ...
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Record TV program from VLC

I am using VLC 2.0.1 to watch TV (DVB-T) through my PCI TV tuner Is it possible to record a TV programm as an .avi or .mp4 file? Can I record it with VLC or another app?
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How do I record high-resolution (HD 1080p) video?

I have a Logitech C910 USB 2.0 USB camera which supports up to 1080p video recording. I am using the camera on a laptop with a Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-2410M CPU @ 2.30GHz CPU. Ubuntu 11.10 recognises the ...
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How to record streaming camera video and auto-erase old data before drive fills up?

I'm interested in making my own home CCTV system using Ubuntu. I want to get network cameras similar to this on eBay. I want a way to dump or record the live stream to a large hard drive, but have ...
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