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Record Your Desktop With recordMyDesktop

Jun 06, 2008, 10:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Carla Schroder)

"A picture is worth a thousand words, especially when you're teaching someone how to do something on a computer, and recordMyDesktop is a great little Linux application for creating screencasts. YouTube is full of recordMyDesktop screencasts showing all kinds of captures, including Beryl/Compiz in action. I lead a dull life; I'm not into ripping music videos or wobbly 3D bling, but I do like having a tool like this for good Linux show-and-tells. In this series we're going to learn how to create glorious Linux screencasts with sound and video.

"Before we take the plunge, a few warnings. Audio and video are potentially beastly on any platform. When they work, they just work and life is good. When they don't, figuring out what the problem is and fixing it can be extra difficult..."

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