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Re: [vox-tech] Desktop Recording
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Re: [vox-tech] Desktop Recording

gtk-recordmydesktop works well on my Mini 9. One problem was that the
sound records crappy with the built in mic. This is pretty cool though.

On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 10:45:43PM -0700, Bill Kendrick wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 12, 2009 at 09:47:25PM -0700, Alex Mandel wrote:
> > I believe someone asked about this a while back(Bill), desktop capture
> > with audio. Haven't tested it yet but this looks promising and is in the
> > Ubuntu repos http://recordmydesktop.sourceforge.net/about.php
> > 
> > apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop
> Wow, odd you mention this.  Someone on the Ubuntu-CA list (which I'm
> currently only subscribed to in an attempt to see if LUGOD can work with
> them at OSCON) mentioned something called 'instanbul', which I hadn't
> heard of, and just installed... and am about to try.
> p   istanbul                        - Desktop session recorder producing Ogg The
> FWIW, I didn't have much luck with RecordMyDesktop and its frontends.
> (Not last I tried.)
> Of course, my computer acts up all sorts of annoying ways, lately... most
> often sound-related.  (Happened at SacLUG last night.  Fortunately my
> session somehow survived a fullscreen Tux Paint locking up on exit...
> a thing I notice in a lot of apps, once sound goes wrong.  It's struck
> other people as well... seems to be PulseAudio.  Hell, I have a friend
> from high school which I didn't know used Linux (though I shouldn't
> be surprised, since he does astrophysics or something) who posted an
> update on facebook about 'had to kill -9 pulseaudio so i could watch
> [such-n-such video' :^) )
> Anyway, rambling.  I'd love to do desktop recording.  Not just for
> Tux Paint, but for work, too.  (Some of our users need extra hand-holding
> since they're not at all computer-saavy, and being able to just _show_ them
> what to click and where to type could be quite useful.  People tend not
> to read instructions, or even notice the labels of form fields. *sigh*)
> Perhaps I should save and send this email before I fire up istanbul for
> the first time, just in case my laptop 'splodes. :)
> -bill!
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