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Record your desktop

Terminal - Record your desktop
xvidcap --file filename.mpeg --fps 15 --cap_geometry 1680x1050+0+0 --rescale 25 --time 200.0 --start_no 0 --continue yes --gui no --auto
2009-03-24 08:49:15
User: tristan_ph
Functions: yes
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Record your desktop

That will capture 200 seconds of video at fullscreen 1680x1050 resolution, but scaled down 25 percent, with 15 frames per second.

http://fusioncast.blogspot.com/2007/09/infobyte-how-i-record-my-desktop.html

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This gave me an error:

== ERROR =======================================================================

CODE 7: Invalid Mouse Capture Option

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After playing around with the options, I set "-gui yes" and it worked using a gui interface

Comment by mpb 443 weeks and 5 days ago

hmm, playback too fast. reaches for the FAQ

http://xvidcap.wiki.sourceforge.net/faq

Comment by mpb 443 weeks and 5 days ago

This is easier and "just works":

$ gtk-recordMyDesktop

Handy tutorial here:

http://showmedo.com/videos/video?name=1820000&fromSeriesID=182

Comment by mpb 443 weeks and 5 days ago
ffmpeg -f x11grab -s wxga -r 25 -i :0.0 -sameq desktop_cap.mpg ###This works best for me.
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