[ubuntu-us-mi] screencasting Ubuntu

Greg Grossmeier greg.grossmeier at gmail.com
Mon Feb 9 21:14:50 GMT 2009


I would recommend istanbul (http://live.gnome.org/Istanbul).  But, it
also is a "ogg only" application (which I will guess is probably the
case for most linux apps, patents/licenses and all that).  Luckily we
have tools that can convert ogg video to any number of other formats.

greg

On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 2:32 PM, Wolfger <wolfger at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have had good luck with it in the past, but I can't recall the name
> of the package. It is not either of these. It may not be an official
> Ubuntu package. I don't recall. Sorry. If I can remember it later,
> I'll let you know.
>
> On Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 2:22 PM, Robert Citek <robert.citek at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Has anyone tried screencasting with Ubuntu Linux?
>>
>> gtk-recordmydesktop works pretty well, but only encodes into ogg
>> theora, not mpeg nor avi.  Haven't found a way to edit oggs, yet.
>>
>> xvidcap is pretty buggy: 6% success rate.  I don't know what that
>> means other than a 30 second screen capture lasts only a couple of
>> seconds.
>>
>> Any pointers or recommendations gladly accepted.
>>
>> Regards,
>> - Robert
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