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Bug 1684654 - Fedora has no proper screencasting solution
Summary: Fedora has no proper screencasting solution
Status: NEW
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: fedora-docs
Version: 29
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Karsten Wade
QA Contact: Tammy Fox
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2019-03-01 18:57 UTC by Jonas Thiem
Modified: 2019-04-03 13:27 UTC (History)
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Description Jonas Thiem 2019-03-01 18:57:49 UTC
Description of problem:

Fedora has no proper screencast recording solution. All software listed on is either useless for non-trivial cases (e.g. gnome-shell's integrated recorder, since it has no audio support) or doesn't work (byzant, doesn't support wayland I would asusme?) or isn't actually contained in Fedora (green-recorder, which by the way also seemed to be very buggy for me with constantly non-responsive UI, audio just stopping to record in the middle and more).

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Read and try any of the solutions to record your screen with audio at an arbitrary duration

Actual results:
can't make it work, can't find a program on that wiki page that works

Expected results:
Documentation like the page lists properly included programs that are helpful for this purpose, and fedora actually packages such a program

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Comment 1 Jan Vlug 2019-04-03 13:27:51 UTC
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Also for me screencasting does not work well. I can start the screencast by Ctrl-Alt-Shift-R, and stop it with the same key combination. But often the recorded files are empty, and when they contain content, it is garbled. I use Wayland, dual display, fractional scaling on the HiDPI display.

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