How to Record Programs and Games Using ‘Simple Screen Recorder’ in Linux

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Gabriel Cánepa

Gabriel Cánepa is a GNU/Linux sysadmin and web developer from Villa Mercedes, San Luis, Argentina. He works for a worldwide leading consumer product company and takes great pleasure in using FOSS tools to increase productivity in all areas of his daily work.

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9 Responses

  1. leavesofliberty says:

    Where do the files actually save after you finish your recording?

    • Gabriel A. Cánepa says:

      That is explained in the article. Look for “Now it’s time to define the video output format and the location…”.

  2. anand says:

    [[email protected] ssr]# ./simple-build-and-install

    Error: don’t run this script as root, this will mess up file permissions

  3. DeamonMV says:

    yum install alsa-lib-devel.x86_64 pulseaudio-libs-devel.x86_64 jack-audio-connection-kit-devel.x86_64

  4. deni says:

    not work in my debian
    sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder

    how to fix it??

  5. chetan says:

    error while executing

    checking alsa/asoundlib.h usability… no
    checking alsa/asoundlib.h presence… no
    checking for alsa/asoundlib.h… no
    configure: error: required header missing

    • @chetan,
      If you run into dependency errors, install the required packages (may vary from distribution to distribution and from version to version). Use your package management system (apt-get / aptitude or yum, for example) or Google to search the packages that provide the missing files as indicated by running the installation script and you’ll be good to go.

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