IDG Contributor Network: Install Simple Screen Recorder in Ubuntu 16.04 or 16.10


Install Simple Screen Recorder in Ubuntu 16.04 or 16.10

makes it possible for you to record everything on your screen in Linux. You can record the entire screen, or just part of it. You can also opt to pause or resume the recording, and Simple Screen Recorder supports a ton of different file formats and codecs.

While you can get Simple Screen Recorder from its , you can also install it as a SNAP app in Ubuntu 16.04 or higher, or you can opt to install it via the command line.

ML reports for Tips on Ubuntu:

The software is now available via SNAP package for Ubuntu 16.04 and higher, although an official PPA is available with the latest packages for Ubuntu 12.04 and higher.

1. Just search for simplescreenrecorder in Ubuntu Software App and click the install button.

2. For command line, simply run following command in terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) to install Simple Screen Recorder:

sudo snap install simplescreenrecorder-mardy

3. Once installed, launch it from Unity Dash, App Launcher just like other applications and enjoy!

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