Objective

The aim of this article is to provide a selection and installation notes of some screen/desktop recorders on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver.

Operating System and Software Versions

  • Operating System: - Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver

Requirements

Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via sudo command is required.

Difficulty

EASY

Conventions

  • # - requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of sudo command
  • $ - requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user

Instructions

SimpleScreenRecorder

Installation command:
$ sudo apt install simplescreenrecorder
simplescreenrecorder on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - Start


simplescreenrecorder on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux -  select profile and audio


simplescreenrecorder on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - select codec


simplescreenrecorder on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - start desktop recording


RecordMyDesktop

Installation command:
$ sudo apt install gtk-recordmydesktop
RecordMyDesktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - how to start


RecordMyDesktop on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - record screen/desktop


VokoScreen

Installation command:
$ sudo apt install vokoscreen
VokoScreen on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - how to start


VokoScreen on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - screen size


VokoScreen on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - codec mp4 or mkv or gif


Kazam

Installation command:
$ sudo apt install kazam
kazam on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - how to start


kazam on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - settings


kazam on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - select area


kazam on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Linux - countdown