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post #1 of 17
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So I'm wanting to record videos with this program, but I have to manually point it to my microphone via a file browser. o.O So where do I know where to look, because quite frankly, I have no idea lol.

Help is much appreciated.
post #2 of 17
Err, what program is this?? I'd imagine it'll use a sound "server" of some kind like ALSA or JACK
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post #3 of 17
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Urgh I always forget the name. Xvid Recorder or something. It starts with X for sure. I'll edit it in the name.

And where would I find those? Like in the /dev folder?
post #4 of 17
Check out control panel and check out the audio area.
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Alright.

The program's name is XVidCap Screen Capture, by the way.
post #6 of 17
It's probably looking for an OSS device. Try /dev/dsp.

If that doesn't work try launching the program with aoss instead (you might need alsa-oss installed first).
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I'll try that soon.
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The program's name is XVidCap Screen Capture, by the way.
This program looks horribly out of date. Why not use something more current, like istanbul or gtk-recordMyDesktop?
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post #9 of 17
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Because I don't know where to find those. lol. I'll go see which of those is better.
post #10 of 17
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So I tried Istanbul, and I'm thoroughly disappointed. It has so many graphical issues it isn't even funny.

Then I tried RecordMyDesktop. That one is better, but the audio is horribly out of sync with the audio. :/

Any good screen capturing programs?
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