a desktop session recorder tool
recordmydesktop attempts to be easy to use, yet also effective at it's primary task. As such, the program is separated in two parts; a simple command line tool that performs the basic tasks of capturing and encoding and an interface that exposes the program functionality in a usable way.
The commandline tool (which essentially is recordmydesktop), is written in C,while there are two frontends, written in python with pygtk (gtk-recordmyde
recordmydesktop offers also the ability to record audio through ALSA, OSS or the JACK audio server
All bugs Latest bugs reported
Bug #578397: New libtheora in Lucid and Maverick causes recording problems
Reported on 2010-05-10