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Old 06-15-2017, 03:47 PM   #1
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Smile What app allows me to record my screen?

Hey, I'm new here, I'm a gamer, and I do game recordings, I wanted to download ps4 remote play that allows me to play my ps4 game on my computer, and I like recording my gameplays, especially gameplays that don't have block notification pop up that covers the half of the video screen, and I wonder if there's any apps that would allow me to record my computer screen

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Old 06-15-2017, 09:13 PM   #4
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A web search for "linux screen recorder" turns up many articles about various screen recorders for Linux.

The only one I've used in recordmydesktop and that was several years ago and it worked quite nicely.
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I just use avconv or ffmpeg from the CLI. But my machines are low spec'd, so every little ounce of CPU spared is noticed.

$ FPS=5; avconv -f pulse -i default -f x11grab -s 1920x1080 -r:v $FPS -draw_mouse 1 \
   -i :0.0+0,0 -r:v $FPS -aspect 16:9 -pix_fmt yuv444p \
   -async 1 -ar 44100 -ac 1 -codec:a pcm_s16le \
   -codec:v libx264 -pre:v lossless_ultrafast \
   -filter_complex "asyncts=compensate=1:min_delta=0.1:max_comp=500:first_pts=0" \
   -y CAPTURE.mkv
The -async 1 and -filter_complex is to keep audio and video sync, not that you would notice in 5 minute spurts, but 30+ minutes and you're a full second off or more depending on system specs.
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qt-recordmydesktop works very well, simple to use
Old 06-18-2017, 12:47 PM   #7
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I like an application called "Simple Screen Recorder"(SSR). Another excellent one is OBS Studio which I believe surpasses SSR.
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Old 06-19-2017, 06:12 AM   #8
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I use this simple script to record my desktop
#!/bin/bash -e

#©keithhedger Tue 10 Nov 12:44:09 GMT 2015

if [ "X$1" = "Xs" ];then
	mousepos=$(xdotool getmouselocation 2>&1|tail -n1|awk '{print $1 "," $2}'|tr -d 'xy :')
	screensize=$(xrandr|head -n1|awk '{print $8 $9 $10}'|tr -d ',')

ffmpeg -y -video_size $screensize -framerate 10 -f x11grab -i :0.0+$mousepos -vcodec libx264 -crf 0 -preset ultrafast -acodec pcm_s16le output.mkv||true
ffmpeg -y -i output.mkv -vf scale=800:-1 out.mp4
Save script as recorddesktop and make executable
Example, start recording area of screen starting at the mouse position
recorddesktop s 100x200
Record entire screen


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