HostOnNet Blog

How to install Simple Screen Recorder on Ubuntu

Screen Recorder applications are useful for the persons who create demos, how to tutorials etc. Simple Screen Recorder (SSR), an open-source feature-rich screen recorder provides us a fast and efficient way to record your system’s screen.

To install it, follow below steps:

1) Open Terminal (You may use the keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Alt+T) and run below command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:maarten-baert/simplescreenrecorder

Type your password when it asks

2) Update your system package index via command:

sudo apt update

3. Final step is to install Simple Screen Recorder by running following command:

sudo apt-get install simplescreenrecorder

Now start Simple Screen Recorder using menus on your system (Applications > Sound & Video > SimpleScreenRecorder) and start recording as per requirement.

To remove SimpleScreenRecorder, simply run command in terminal:

sudo apt remove simplescreenrecorder simplescreenrecorder-lib

About Vineesh Mohan

A Technical Support specialist with strong customer service and good communication skills. I live in the city of Cochin, which known as the Queen of Arabian Sea.
Posted in Installation, Ubuntu