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Since upgrade to Ubuntu 22.04 Jellyfish: No screen recording software seems to capture audio from monitor

I have tried many different applications: Vokoscreen OBS Simplescreenrecorder Kazam All have options to record audio, but on playback in VLC and MPV player there is no sound on the recordings. It ...
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Is there a way to record the audio directly from the soundcard (e.g. using ffmpeg)?

I know there it is possible to record sound from the speaker of the computer using command such as: ffmpeg -f avfoundation -i ":0" -t 10 audiocapture.aiff But as the recorded sound is far ...
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Cannot record microphone with SimpleScreenRecorder

As mentioned in the title, I'm unable to simultaneously record my headset microphone and my desktop audio when using SimpleScreenRecorder in KDE Neon 5.24. In the "Audio Input" section of ...
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alsa: record everything on given sound card

Is there a simple, application-independent way to record audio on given sound card? Lets say I plug in USB headset, which appears as /dev/snd/foo. I then use zoom or skype or any other application to ...
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How to avoid audio recording fade in?

Audios recorded from the microphone start with a pop and a fade in. I tried 2 mics from two hardware inputs. I found this solution that describes my problem but Fedora 35 has no default.pa file: In ...
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Why isn't sox recording anything?

I have an RTL-SDR radio receiver which outputs streaming data to stdout. I can listen to the audio with this command: $ rtl_fm -M wbfm -f 96.5M | play -r 32k -t raw -e s -b 16 -c 1 -V1 - As you can ...
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ffmpeg recording slows down when audio inputs are added

I'm trying to record my screen, my mic, and my game audio with ffmpeg. This command records only my screen. ffmpeg \ -video_size 2560x1440 \ -framerate 60 \ -f x11grab -i :0 \ -map 0 \ -c:a copy \ -c:...
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Video is delayed when recording

I need to record my screen. I have tried different recording softwares, but I always have the same issue: the recording of the video is delayed with respect to the audio (so I hear the audio before ...
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Hardware accelerated lossless recording on a 6700 XT using ffmpeg

I'm trying to record my screen losslessly (or at near lossless quality) with hardware acceleration on a 6700 XT with ffmpeg. I'm running Linux Mint with the 5.14.14-051414-generic kernel. I've tried: ...
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ffmpeg how to record a specific window (even when not visible)

I want to record a specific window even when its not visible(another window is above it) using ffmpeg is it possible? if so how?
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How do I record just the internal audio with ffmpeg?

ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1920x1080 -i :0.0 -f alsa -i default -c:a aac -c:v libx264 -crf 18 -preset slower ~/Videos/recording-(date +%F-%I-%M).mp4 I'm using this command to record the screen and my ...
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Change default recording sample rate for "arecord"

I'm attempting to change the default sample rate when recording audio with arecord. Currently, when running arecord test.wav the rate is 8000 Hz: arecord test.wav Recording WAVE 'test.wav' : Unsigned ...
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Highest Quality Possible in SimpleScreenRecorder

I have installed SimpleScreenRecorder On My Linux Machine but I recorded and Edited Some Videos With it Like This Example But the Recorded Quality is Not Good Enough, Please Tell me Some Settings ...
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Recording from Pulseaudio sink AND source at the same time

I'm trying to record a Google Meet call I'm participating in (audio only). Creating a combined sink from a null sink and my headphones sink, redirecting browser to combined sink and recording null ...
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How can i use my headset for listening but using laptop built-in microphone to record my voice?

In windows it's very easy. How come in linux there is no solution? I have already tried using hda-jack-retask, but it was updated in 2014 last time and now its 2020 with Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. A lot has ...
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Create virtual display output device or new X display for recording fullscreen desktop application

I'd like to create a virtual display which emulates a hardware monitor. For example, I'd like to be able to move application windows to this "monitor", record on the "monitor", etc....
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Lossless ffmpeg recordings with low resource usage

I'm trying to record lossless videos with ffmpeg of My screen My computer audio My microphone audio using this script: MIC="alsa_input.usb-Logitech_Logitech_USB_Headset-00.mono-fallback" ...
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Is it possible to record radio using headphones?

Disclaimer 1: I'm programmer, not a hardware expert, maybe – I just don't know – is the question completely stupid. Disclaimer 2: I'm not a english native. With my MP3-Player I can record radio (in ...
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Setting the default pulseaudio capture source to "monitor" via command-line

I want to do this from commandline: What I've done so far is to create a ~/.asoundrc file with the following contents: pcm.pulse_monitor { type pulse device alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1b.0.analog-...
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How can one record mic audio straight to a FLAC file?

Months ago I would occasionally record little snippets of audio as FLAC files using ffmpeg and ALSA. I used a command that looked more or less like this: ffmpeg -f alsa -ar 48000 -ac 1 -acodec flac -...
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How to show keyboard hits while recording with kazam?

Looking to make some demonstrations or tutorials, I am able to record the screen "easily" with kazam. However, even if the mouse pointer is recorded, keyboard shortcuts are not. For some software, ...
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How to use an handheld device with GNU/Linux and YouTube to protect from death threats?

Suppose you fear you could meet someone who will threaten you with death. Assuming the bad guy won't destroy your handheld (for example an Ubuntu Touch device) on sight, a barely decent form of ...
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How do I record video from my MacBook Air's webcam?

I recently installed Linux Mint on my MacBook Air, and I would like to record video from it's built in camera. It seems that the drivers are not installed, since guvcview gives an error when I try to ...
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Using PulseAudio to pipe audio from multiple applications into separate files in parallel

I would like to redirect the audio output of multiple applications to multiple files in parallel on Ubuntu. For example, if I have two instances of Chrome running in the background at the same time, I ...
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Program for constantly recording audio of the past 24 hours

I want a program to continuously record the audio of my microphone for the past 24 hours (like a surveillance system) so I can have the audio of the past 24 hours. Is there a progeny for doing this? ...
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How to record the lock screen and other users sessions?

After I log in to my Linux session I start recording my screen with the command recordmydesktop --fps 2 --no-sound --on-the-fly-encoding --compress-cache --no-frame --v_quality 10 But when I to go ...
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Recording screen on openSUSE Tumbleweed leads to black screen

I want to record my screen in openSUSE Tumbleweed, but it always fails. I've tried four recorders (listed below), but my video always results in a black video. The only thing that can be seen is the ...
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Is there a tool that will let me listen to segments of a single audio file while it is still recording

This project encompasses accomplishing the following goals: Record the professor. Listen to past segments of recording while recording is still adding new segments. I apologise if this is obscure. I'...
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How to use asciinema offline?

How can I record and play asciinema screen recordings in a LAN without internet connection? The tool uploads the recordings per default to the asciinema website but I want to keep it local and run ...
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ALSA mono configuration not working

I installed a new PCI based soundcard in my PC. It has 8 S/PDIF based I/O pairs with each line numbered 1 to 8 for input as well as output. And I'm trying to use input lines 3, 5, 7 for input (mics) ...
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Using and configuring ALSA plugins dmix and dsnoop for stereo play and capture

I installed a new PCI based soundcard in my PC. It has 8 S/PDIF based I/O pairs with each line numbered 1 to 8 for input as well as output. And I'm trying to use lines 3-8 for input (mics) and 3-8 for ...
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record screen and internal audio with ffmpeg

What is the ffmpeg command to record screen and internal audio (on Ubuntu 18.04)? I'll omit the many things I tried that did not work and skip to the something close to what I am looking for; V="$(...
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record audio on Linux - stop generating output automatically

I am using pulseaudio, but I don't really understand it. I am recording the audio stream from a video playing in my browser. If I use module-combine-sink, I can record the monitor stream as well as ...
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Easiest way to record mic and line in simultaneosly and without pain?

I'm using Arch Linux with alsa, pulseaudio, pavucontrol, jack, and whatever else. I want to record a microphone and a guitar simultaneously no matter how low level I should get. There are several ...
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ffmpeg "moov atom not found" when merging MP4 & MKV

I am trying to merge an MP4 file (which contains only video), with a MKV file (which contains only audio). I am using this command: ffmpeg -i video.mp4 -i audio.mkv -c copy output.mp4 But I am ...
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X Window / VNC session recording

While I am aware of rfbproxy and ffmpeg's x11grab capability, all the examples online seem to be aimed at users wanting to record their own sessions. My usage model is to maintain a (reasonably) ...
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What are several different and alternative methods to backup the audio levels in linux?

The audio recording levels can be saved for Ubuntu / Debian users using a command from the package alsa-mixer, alsactl --file ~/filename store However I am looking for alternative ways to save and ...
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Capturing remote VNC to x264 without storing first

I'm looking for a way to capture a remote VNC display into a local h.264 recording without having to record first in another format and then convert it after the fact. I'd see that it's is possible to ...
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Uploading a webcam stream via ftp in realtime

So here's the situation. I'm trying to build a watching program for my linux box with an inbuilt webcam, that starts recording when motion is detected, and uploads the recording to my domain. Motion ...
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Growisofs renaming files

I was trying to copy several files to a dvd with growisofs. The command I use it is: growisofs -Z /dev/dvd -R -J /media/34GB/tmp/ But when I send it to command line, I receive this message I: -...
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streamer not recording audio

I am trying to record a video from my webcam with streamer, this is my command: streamer -t 1:0:0 -c /dev/video0 -f rgb24 -r 5 -o outfile.avi Unfortunately this is not recording any audio, which ...
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'Device or resource busy' error thrown when trying to record audio using arecord

I'm trying to record audio that is being played on separate channels using arecord. I do this by executing the following command in separate threads in a python script: arecord -D plug:"+str(in_id)+" ...
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Why does Debian records in 1080p and Ubuntu record in 720p

Last year I was using Debian Jessie 8 as my main linux os and I used to record my screen with Record My Desktop the resolution of the video rendered as 1080p but recently I have switched to Ubuntu 16....
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Creating a timelapse with guvcview

Is there a way to create a timelapse video (or similar) with guvcview? I'm using an external (USB) camera and ordinary footage seems to very quickly fill a hard drive. Can I get it to record an ...
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Record keystrokes through ssh and be able to replay them

I've been working on a small script today for our minimal server here where I can log into our inventory software, download the csv and put it into the web directory using a cron job periodically. ...
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Kali Linux screen recorder

I want kali linux default screen recorder on my Ubuntu but don't know the name since I do not have the kali linux. The unique property which make me fall in love with it was the icon on the top panel ...
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Mic records sound twice as fast

I've a webcam with a built-in microphone. When I record sound with eg. arecord, it says I've recorded eg. 6 seconds of sound, but when I try to play it with eg. aplay, it says I've only recorded 3 ...
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Linux Mint - Glitch in Screen Recording video files

I am new to Linux, and most things seem to work fine; but it is not the case of Screen Recording. I have tried with the following programs: OBS Studio Voko Screen Kazam And I have tried with the ...
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Change default sampling input rate for ALSA

I am working on Jasper project on Raspberry pi for voice recognition. The problem is that there is a lot of crackling noise when I record with the default settings. After tinkering with arecord, I ...
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Programmatically redirect audio output of specific program to file

I would like to redirect the audio output of a program to file, on the command line, like in $ redirect-wrapper file.wav my-program so that I don't hear the output of the program, i.e. the output ...
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