Looking for a free desktop screen recorder for Ubuntu 14.04 or Ubuntu 14.10? This tutorial is going to show you how to install Kazam 1.5.3, a free desktop screen recorder for Linux. Kazam is a simple screen recording program that will capture the content of your screen and record a video file that can be played by any video player that supports VP8/WebM video format. There are not many screencast application for Ubuntu Linux. The screencast application lets us to capture or record the desktop activity. The new version of Kazam 1.5.3 is now available. Ubuntu users can easily install Kazam 1.5.3 via PPA repository which will be discussed later on this post.
Kazam 1.5.3 features:
- Mouse click indicator
- On screen keyboard display
- Support for broadcast on YouTube Live
- New countdown timer display
Steps to install Kazam 1.5.3 on Ubuntu 14.04
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/unstable-series
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install kazam python3-cairo python3-xlib
Now you can start Kazam and start record your desktop. This tutorial was tested to work on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr 64 bit edition. This tutorial can be applied to any Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 14.10 derivatives as well as Linux Lite 2.0, Elementary OS Freya, PinguyOS 14.04, Zorin OS 9 and many others.