August 12, 2021

How To Record Ubuntu Desktop Easily via Built-in Screen Recorder

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In this tutorial, I will show you How To Record Ubuntu Desktop Easily via Built-in Screen Recorder. Linux or GNU / Linux are usually free, Unix-like multi-user operating systems that are based on the Linux kernel and essentially on GNU software. The wide, also commercial distribution was made possible from 1992 by the licensing of the Linux kernel under the free GPL license. 

 Most Stable Linux Distros In 2021

  • Ubuntu
  • Linux Mint
  • elementary OS
  • Manjaro Linux
  • MX Linux
  • Zorin OS
  • Pop!_OS
  • Linux Lite

There are many free screen recorders GUI available for Linux distribution. Most of them have some compatibilities issues Like Black Screen,  Installing Issues.  Here is a List That  You Can try as GUI

  • Kazam
  • Open Broadcaster Software Studio
  • SimpleScreenRecorder

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For Ubuntu 18.04Ubuntu 19.10, and higher with the default Gnome desktop environment, there’s a built-in screen recording tool, you can use through shortcut keys.

Let’s Check How to use this hidden video recording tool

There’s no app shortcut So we need to use it through shortcut keys. and also has Limited Features :

Start Recording

    • Let’s Start recording by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R on the keyboard.

Stop recording

    • Stop recording also by pressing Ctrl+Alt+Shift+R.

Maximum video length

    • The maximum video length is the 30s (change it via the following steps).
    • If you want to change Video Length then Open Terminal & Type command
    • gsettings set max-screencast-length 0
    • You may replace the number 0 in the command as you want.

Window Select Option

    • Full-screen recording only.

Recording Format

    • Record to WebM only.

Output Folder

    • Automatically saved videos to user’s Videos folder.

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