How To Install Kazam 1.4.5 On Ubuntu 18.10 And Ubuntu 18.04

As you may know, Kazam is an open-source application for creating screen recordings and screen shots of your Linux Desktop. This tool is very useful if you want to make video tutorials on Ubuntu. You can record your endire desktop or a portion of it.

Among others, it has support for mp4 (H264), web (VP8) and avi formats, it allows the users to customize the framerate, has an option to show or hide the mouse cursor when recording, automatic file saving and adjustable keyboard shortcuts.

The latest stable version available is Kazam 1.4.5, which has been released a while ago.

How To Install Kazam 1.4.5 On Ubuntu 18.10 And Ubuntu 18.04

Installation instructions:

Due to the fact that it is available via the default repositories of Ubuntu 18.10 Cosmic Cuttlefish, Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver, Linux Mint, Elementary OS and other Ubuntu derivative systems, all you need to do is update the local repository index and install the kazam package:

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kazam

For Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17.x and Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, we need to use a third party PPA in order to install the software, refresh the repo list and install the kazam package from the newly added ppa:

$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/stable-series
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install kazam

Optional, to remove kazam, do:

$ sudo apt-get remove kazam

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