It is easy to record and share great screencasts on Ubuntu (and I guess on Linux in general).
Recently, I had to create a screencast to demonstrate how to use Storexplore, a gem I wrote that transforms online stores into APIs. Here is the result
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder # if you want to record 32-bit OpenGL applications on a 64-bit system: sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder-lib:i386
It’s dead simple to use, just try to record your first video, and you should know it all !
At the difference of other tools I tried (I’m looking at you RecordMyDesktop) I could easily encode my video to efficient formats (mp4, h.264 & mp3) that are well known on the internet, and in particular, by YouTube.