In this post , we will learn how to install Kazam on Ubuntu. A short intro, 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.
Optionally you can record sound from any sound input device that is supported and visible by PulseAudio.
With the help of Kazam you can create Video of desktop. It is very helpful in creating education training videos.
Install latest Kazam on Ubuntu
Follow the given below steps to install latest Kazam on Ubuntu system.
1. Add Kazam ppa repository by using given below command.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/stable-series
It will create a new file , this is its absolute path /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kazam-team-stable-series-trusty.list
The given below reference is from my system.
sharad@linuxworld:~$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/kazam-team-stable-series-trusty.list deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/kazam-team/stable-series/ubuntu trusty main # deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/kazam-team/stable-series/ubuntu trusty main sharad@linuxworld:~$
2. Now update the apt repo info
sudo apt-get update
3. Install the Kazam. It will by default pick the stable release from the PPA repositories.
sudo apt-get install kazam
After installation get completed, click on dash home and type kazam. You will see kazam icon and click on it. It will open, now you can record the desktop screen and make video of it.
Kazam Launchpad URL : https://launchpad.net/kazam