Screen recording utility

Daniela dgw at
Thu Sep 23 08:06:03 PDT 2004

On Wednesday 22 September 2004 20:01, Peter Risdon wrote:
> Daniela wrote:
> > I'm looking for a tool to record everything that can be seen on a given X
> > display. Ideally, it should have support for limiting recording to a
> > single window, but that's not strictly necessary. About four years ago I
> > used Camtasia on Windoze for this, and I need something that produces a
> > similar result, preferably a neat small command line tool.
> ksnapshot does pretty much what you want. I tested it under fluxbox too,
> and it works fine there.
> Lots to install if you don't want kde for anything else, though.

Well, that's fine, but I was talking about recording a video.
I know that the mjpegtools from the ports can record videos, but I haven't 
figured out how to use my screen contents as input source.

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