Commands tagged xwininfo (3)

  • Yet another x11grab using ffmpeg. I also added mic input to the capturing video stream using alsa. Yet I need to find out how to capture audio which is currently playing. Show Sample Output


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    ffmpeg -f alsa -itsoffset 00:00:02.000 -ac 2 -i hw:0,0 -f x11grab -s $(xwininfo -root | grep 'geometry' | awk '{print $2;}') -r 10 -i :0.0 -sameq -f mp4 -s wvga -y intro.mp4
    mohan43u · 2010-03-31 09:33:05 2
  • This logs the titles of the active windows, thus you can monitor what you have done during which times. (it is not hard to also log the executable name, but then it is gets too long) Show Sample Output


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    while true; do (echo -n $(date +"%F %T"):\ ; xwininfo -id $(xprop -root|grep "ACTIVE_WINDOW("|cut -d\ -f 5) | grep "Window id" | cut -d\" -f 2 ) >> logfile; sleep 60; done
    BeniBela · 2015-09-23 23:00:14 13
  • Now we can capture only a specific window (we have to chose by clicking on it) ffmpeg complains about "Frame size must be a multiple of 2" so we calculate the upper even number with (g)awk trickery. We remove the grep, we are already using (g)awk here ....why losing time with grep !!! ;) Show Sample Output


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    a=$(xwininfo |gawk 'BEGIN {FS="[x+ \t]*"} /-geometry/ {print int(($3+1)/2)*2"x"int(($4+1)/2)*2"+"$5"+"$6}') ; echo ${a} ; ffmpeg -f x11grab -s ${a} -r 10 -i :0.0 -sameq -f mp4 -s wvga -y /tmp/out.mpg
    dwygo · 2012-08-31 14:48:41 0

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