As the name suggest,Recordmydesktop is software to record the computer screen activity on your desktop.It helps you to create a video screenshots in .ogg format with or without sound.The default RecordMyDesktop package is a terminal application without any graphical interface.So you can have graphical frontend after installing the gtk-reordmydesktop package.
Installation of the software is quite easy & you can launch software from Applications -> Sound & Video -> gtk-recordMyDesktop. After launching the application,you will see the screen as shown in the image here.Choose the select window to choose how much part of screen you want to record.If you wish to record audio along with video,check the box beside sound quality.Make sure that your computer’s soundcard is working properly.
After choosing area of recording screen on your desktop,hit record button.The application will minimize and your computer will behaves as it is,but it silently record your computer screen sitting on your taskbar.To stop recording, click on the square button on the task bar. The program will automatically encode and save the video to your home folder.
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