With Simple Screen Recorder you can easily record and create your own screen cast for various purposes. Simple Screen Recorder will record your desktop and save the video to file. This tutorial will show you how to use Simple Screen Recorder to record your desktop. My previous tutorial shows how to install Simple Screen Recorder on Fedora 21.
After SSR installed, run the application and you will see the welcome screen as follow
Click Continue and you will need to set some settings here. You may create a new profile containing the record size and resolution. You may record the whole desktop or record a fixed rectangle as well.
Click Continue when you done. On this window, you will need to select or provide the file name to save the video. Click Browse and specify where you want to save the video. Also, select the container. The default value is Matroska (.mkv). I prefer to use .MP4 instead of Matroska. And I leave any other as default.
Finally, we are ready to record desktop. Press Start Recording button to start the record. You may use the hotkey to start and stop the recording process. The default value is CTRL + R, you can change it to anything you want.