Bug 869007 - Recording a screencast only works once
Recording a screencast only works once
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Owen Taylor
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2012-10-22 14:24 EDT by Lars Stokholm
Modified: 2013-08-01 03:17 EDT (History)
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Description Lars Stokholm 2012-10-22 14:24:52 EDT
Description of problem:
Recording a screencast with Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R only works once. I can record the first video fine and stop it fine. But when starting a new recording, the red circle appears in the lower right corner of the screen, but no actual recording is made.

While doing the first recording, gnome-shell outputs that it is recording, and also tells me where it saves the resulting video. When trying to do a second recording, I get no output from gnome-shell at all.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Press Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R to start a recording. Then stop it.
2. Try to start a new recording, with Ctrl+Shift+Alt+R.
Actual results:
The red "recording lamp" appears, but no video file is created.

Expected results:
A video file would be created along with the first one, saved in ~/Videos.
Comment 1 Lars Stokholm 2012-10-22 14:26:50 EDT
I forgot to mention, that I can of course restart gnome-shell and it will work again - but only once.
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