Recording the Linux Desktop -- the Hard Way
Dec 29, 2008, 18:47 (4 Talkback[s])
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"I can do many things with the greatest of ease on the
Linux desktop. But, as I discovered while doing my community Linux
overview, recording a Linux desktop video isn't one of them. Oh,
boy, is it ever not one of them.
"My first problem was that I'd never done screen video recording
before on any platform. I'd heard about Windows screen recorders
such as TechSmith's Camtasia Studio and Blueberry Software's BB
FlashBack, but I hadn't heard of an equivalent program for
"There was a good reason for that. There isn't a full-featured
screen video recorder for desktop Linux"