recordmydesktop - Desktop Recorder

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Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename recordmydesktop-
Package name recordmydesktop
Package version
Package release 10.12
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Productivity/Multimedia/Video/Editors and Convertors
License GPL-2.0
Maintainer -
Download size 62.11 KB
Installed size 127.71 KB
recordMyDesktop is a program that captures audio and video data from a Linux
desktop session, producing an Ogg-encapsulated Theora-Vorbis file. The main
goal is to be as unobstrusive as possible by proccessing only regions of the
screen that have changed.


Package Version Architecture Repository
recordmydesktop- x86_64 GNOME Apps
recordmydesktop- i586 GNOME Apps
recordmydesktop- i586 openSUSE Oss
recordmydesktop- i586 Multimedia Apps
recordmydesktop- x86_64 Multimedia Apps
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Binary Package recordmydesktop-
Source Package recordmydesktop-

Install Howto

Install recordmydesktop rpm package:

# zypper install recordmydesktop




2014-10-04 -
- Add recordmydesktop-sane-theora-defaults.patch: use some saner
Theora default values. Older Theora encoders simply ignored
insane settings. The original defaults were 'Limit to 45kbit/s
at highest quality (63)'. The new default is to set the highest
quality, without bitrate limit (boo#780609).
2014-10-01 -
- Clean up BuildRequires in line with what configure checks for and
convert to pkgconfig where possible:
+ Drop xorg-x11-devel (metapackage), xorg-x11-libICE-devel,
xorg-x11-libSM-devel and xorg-x11-libxext-devel.
+ Add pkgconfig() BuildRequires: ice, sm, x11, xdamage, xext and
2012-04-06 -
- Replace License tag with spdx identifier (GPL-2.0).
2011-02-14 -
- Remove unneeded BuildRequires: autoconf, automake, gcc, gettext,
gettext-devel, glibc-devel, intltool, jack, libtool, make.
- Add xorg-x11-libXext-devel BuildRequires.
2011-01-07 -
- Add missing .changes.
- Spec file tidy up.
- Split out includes patch to build on < 11.3.
2009-10-01 -
- update to
2008-11-24 -
- update to 0.3.8:
* code has been refactored and cleaned up extensively to ease maintenance and bugfixes
* fixed a cursor-flickering bug
* fixed color-space conversion
* improved detection of compositing window managers
* libjack is now linked normally during compilation instead of being dlopened later
2008-03-19 -
- new upstream version
2007-12-18 -
- new upstream version
2007-09-09 -
- moved to Packman

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