"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..."