Silentcast is a GUI application that can be used to record desktop activity and save it to animated GIF format. Its a simple Linux software that supports most Linux distribution including Ubuntu, Linux Mint, Arch Linux and many more. Here I will show you how to install Silentcast on Linux Mint 18.1.
Steps to install Silentcast 2.5 on Linux Mint 18.1 via PPA
Open Terminal and execute this command to add the PPA
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sethj/silentcast
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install silentcast