[nmglug] Recommendation for Screen recorder

a a at kaluta.us
Sat Sep 19 07:29:42 PDT 2020

Thanks for all the response, I found a "straight forward" web install 
instruction for ffmpeg  using Debian 10. i wish to use the program for 
recording zoom events as a guest, does anyone rebut?, Thanks

On 9/18/20 7:35 PM, Anthony J. Bentley wrote:
> Akkana Peck writes:
>> a writes:
>>> Unemcumbered Stable Debian 10 user seeks to encounter compatible screen
>>> recorder, fashionably with web cam support.
>> A long time ago (2009) I had success with recordmydesktop:
>> https://shallowsky.com/blog/linux/recordmydesktop.html
> Unfortunately it hasn't seen any development since then, and I've seen
> it removed from some package repos due to lack of maintenance. It might
> still work if you try it though.
> If you run GNOME, it should come with a screen recorder built-in.
> But I haven't used it and can't speak to its usability.
> https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2018/06/gnome-shell-screen-recorder-ubuntu
> Personally I use ffmpeg for this. It's very powerful, if you don't mind
> digging through some manuals. E.g.,
> ffmpeg -video_size 1680x1050 -framerate 30 -f x11grab -i :0.0 \
>         -c:v libx264 -qp 0 -preset ultrafast output.mkv
> For webcams I use a program called video(1) that comes with OpenBSD.
> But it isn't available for Linux; I'm not sure what you would use there.
> https://man.openbsd.org/video.1

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