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When I start to record my screen (using both OBS and SimpleScreenRecorder), it only records the initial screen when I start the recording and it only records the pointer movement and its changes.

It won't record any window on top of it (initial screen). But, it works fine (apart from lags) if I do a Window Capture (in OBS using XCapture).

Fail to record screen

It's laggy on the gif, but on my actual screen, it blinks like crazy (seen trough OBS or SimpleScreenRecorder).

If I did this, I won't capture any screenshots anymore (reboot will fix). It would also capture that static initial screen.


I don't think the problem is the OBS nor SimpleScreenRecorder, it's rather the desktop or something else.

SimpleScreenRecorder log:

[PageRecord::StartPage] Starting page ...
[PageRecord::StartPage] Started page.
[PageRecord::StartInput] Starting input ...
[X11Input::Init] Using X11 shared memory.
[PageRecord::StartInput] Started input.
[X11Input::InputThread] Input thread started.
[PageRecord::StopInput] Stopping input ...
[X11Input::~X11Input] Stopping input thread ...
[X11Input::InputThread] Input thread stopped.
[PageRecord::StopInput] Stopped input.

My system info:

 OS: Solus 4.0 fortitude
 Kernel: x86_64 Linux 5.0.7-114.current
 Uptime: 3h 52m
 Packages: 1266
 Shell: zsh 5.7.1
 Resolution: 1600x900
 DE: Budgie
 WM: BudgieWM
 WM Theme: Adapta-Nokto
 GTK Theme: Qogir [GTK2/3]
 Icon Theme: Papirus
 Font: Noto Sans 9
 CPU: Intel Pentium N3700 @ 4x 2.4GHz [44.0°C]
 GPU: Mesa DRI Intel(R) HD Graphics 405 (Braswell) 
 RAM: 1926MiB / 3804MiB

lshw -c display:

 *-display
       description: VGA compatible controller
       product: Atom/Celeron/Pentium Processor x5-E8000/J3xxx/N3xxx Integrated Graphics Controller
       vendor: Intel Corporation
       physical id: 2
       bus info: pci@0000:00:02.0
       version: 21
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm msi vga_controller bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=i915 latency=0
       resources: irq:118 memory:91000000-91ffffff memory:a0000000-afffffff ioport:3000(size=64) memory:c0000-dffff
  *-display
       description: Display controller
       product: Topaz XT [Radeon R7 M260/M265 / M340/M360 / M440/M445]
       vendor: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD/ATI]
       physical id: 0
       bus info: pci@0000:01:00.0
       version: 81
       width: 64 bits
       clock: 33MHz
       capabilities: pm pciexpress msi bus_master cap_list rom
       configuration: driver=amdgpu latency=0
       resources: irq:120 memory:80000000-8fffffff memory:90000000-901fffff ioport:2000(size=256) memory:92200000-9223ffff memory:92240000-9225ffff

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