I have recently been playing around with a number of different ways to screen capture on Linux from using Simple Screen Recorder to custom scripts with ffmpeg etc. These do work great but not for recording certain apps and Wine games in some cases. I then came across OBS (Open Broadcaster Software) which is still in development but it allows you to stream to services such as Twitch, YouTube and also record to your desktop all with a great and easy to use interface. At the moment there is not as many options and settings as the Windows version but like I said its still in development and it does work great!
Even though it has a user friendly interface It’s not one hundred percent noob friendly so I will guide you through the steps I used to get the most out of OBS especially for recording games…. Read More