How to Install Recordmydesktop on Ubuntu 16.04

To Install Recordmydesktop on Ubuntu 16.04

Recordmydesktop is an open source and simple screen recorder application used for Linux and other Unix based operating systems. The recordmydesktop application can record either the whole screen or a predefined area within it. It is a very useful application which can be very helpful when one needs to record and share desktop activities to someone else. recordmydesktop can capture both – audio and video of a desktop screen.

 

Installing Recordmydesktop

Before you begin with the installation process, you need to update your machine, so run the following command for the same purpose.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get update
Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease
Hit:2 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:3 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:4 http://in.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Hit:5 http://ppa.launchpad.net/plushuang-tw/uget-stable/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:6 http://ppa.launchpad.net/starws-box/deadbeef-player/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

 

 

Once the machine is updated, you shall proceed with the installation process of recordmydesktop by simply running the following command.

root@linuxhelp:~# apt-get install gtk-recordmydesktop
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
gnome-software-common libgtkspell3-3-0
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove them.
The following additional packages will be installed:
libappindicator1 libindicator7 python-appindicator python-cairo python-gi
python-gobject python-gobject-2 python-gtk2 recordmydesktop
Suggested packages:
python-gi-cairo python-gobject-2-dbg python-gtk2-doc
The following NEW packages will be installed:
gtk-recordmydesktop libappindicator1 libindicator7 python-appindicator
python-cairo python-gi python-gobject python-gobject-2 python-gtk2
recordmydesktop
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Setting up gtk-recordmydesktop (0.3.8-4.1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up python-gi (3.20.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up python-gobject (3.20.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up python-appindicator (12.10.1+16.04.20170215-0ubuntu1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu3) ...

 

Once the application is installed, you shall launch it directly from your to Ubuntu dashboard. Go to the search field, type the name of the application, the respective icon gets displayed on the screen. Click on it to open the application.

search

 

 

The application now gets opened and appears on your screen.

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With this, the installation of Recordmydesktop comes to an end.


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