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How to create a screencast of your Linux desktop

Dec 16, 2010, 17:34 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sukrit Dhandhania)

[ Thanks to Linux User & Developer magazine for this link. ]

"Screencasts have become a very popular way to make tutorials to explain how software or services work in recent years. Let's look at how you can make them of your own cool project, or anything cool you're doing with Linux…

"Screencasts are short narrated video screen captures of your computer screen. They are usually shared on the web and used heavily by tutorial websites. They make tutorials a lot more lively and at times can be more effective than tutorials that use only text and images. You can create a screencast quite easily and share it with others on your website or over a video sharing service such as YouTube or Vimeo. Let's look at how you can create a screencast using free software on your Linux desktop or laptop. We'll set up the software recordMyDesktop through Ubuntu and then create a simple screencast so that you can see how the entire cycle works."

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