Screen Video Recorder on Centos 5

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Screen Video Recorder on Centos 5

Post by nmrdukeman » 2020/07/13 19:47:54

Yes, I know. I should not post anything about Centos 5. It is no longer supported.
Anyway, I need to install a video screen recorder on a Centos 5. For a number of reasons, I can't update to Centos 6 and above.
Does anyone know which program that I can install on a Centos 5, free or commercial?

Thanks for your help.


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Re: Screen Video Recorder on Centos 5

Post by TrevorH » 2020/07/14 08:31:22

CentOS 5 is unsupported and becoming increasingly dangerous to run. It has not received any patches for more than 3 years and has unfixed high severity security vulnerabilities.
CentOS 6 died in November 2020 - migrate to a new version!
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Re: Screen Video Recorder on Centos 5

Post by bonedome » 2020/07/17 07:45:47

A long shot but if you have a version of ffmpeg installed you could use that.
I have a keyboard shortcut

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ffmpeg -f x11grab -s 1600x900 -r 30 -i :0.0 -vcodec libx264 -crf 19 -preset ultrafast -framerate 60 -y ~/videos/desktop.mkv
you'll have to adjust -s to your screen size and -crf and -preset may not work on old versions of x264 encoder, if the above doesn't work, try with bare settings

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ffmpeg -f x11grab -i :0.0 -y ~/videos/desktop.mkv
and go from there.
To stop recording, my keyboard shortcut is

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killall ffmpeg

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Re: Screen Video Recorder on Centos 5

Post by jmacdougca » 2020/09/26 03:05:17

simple screen recorder bud
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