istanbul (1) - Linux Man Pages

istanbul: a desktop session recorder

NAME

istanbul - a desktop session recorder

SYNOPSIS

istanbul [options]

DESCRIPTION

This manual page documents briefly the istanbul command.

istanbul is a program that allow you to record your desktop session. After you started it, you can control it with the icon in the notification area: a click on the icon to start recording, another click to stop.

istanbul preferences can be configured with a right click on the icon.

It can also stream to an Icecast2 server.

By default it records to ~/desktop-recording.ogg

OPTIONS

Istanbul follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.
-h, -?, --help
Show summary of options.
--version
Show version of program.
--usage
Display brief usage message
Istanbul accepts also GStreamer options.
A summary of them is included below.
--gst-version
Print the GStreamer version
--gst-fatal-warnings
Make all warnings fatal
--gst-debug-help
Print available debug categories and exit
--gst-debug-level=LEVEL
Default debug level from 1 (only error) to 5 (anything) or 0 for no output
--gst-debug=LIST
Comma-separated list of category_name:level pairs to set specific levels for the individual categories
--gst-debug-no-color
Disable colored debugging output
--gst-debug-disable
Disable debugging
--gst-disable-cpu-opt
Disable accelerated CPU instructions
--gst-plugin-spew
Enable verbose plugin loading diagnostics
--gst-plugin-path=PATHS
path list for loading plugins (separated by ':')
--gst-plugin-load=PLUGINS
Comma-separated list of plugins to preload in addition to the list stored in environment variable GST_PLUGIN_PATH
--gst-disable-segtrap
Disable trapping of segmentation faults during plugin loading
--gst-scheduler=SCHEDULER
Scheduler to use (default is 'opt')
--gst-registry=REGISTRY
Registry to use

AUTHOR

Istanbul was written by Zaheer Abbas Merali <zaheerabbas [at] merali.org>.

This manual page was written by Luca Bruno <luca.br [at] uno.it>, for the Debian project (but may be used by others).