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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


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