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    No red record button on vlc

    I'm trying to record internet streams and other pc activity on vlc. I've got 'view->advanced controls' selected as recommended but the record button is still grey and inactive. Any tips?

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    Re: No red record button on vlc

    Hello,
    Can you try with a local music file. Start playing and the rec-button should get active.
    Google also for <VLC record stream>.

    You can also record with ... audio-recorder.
    http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=12306562


    VLC can control the recorder if you select:
    Preferences -> all: Interface -> Control Interface -> [x] Dbus-Control Interface.
    This activates the player's DBus-interface and it will send messages to the audio-recorder.
    All major media players comply to MPRIS2-standard (media player standard 2) and send well defined messages to the DBus. Other apps can then pick'em and...
    Last edited by moma; December 8th, 2012 at 07:44 PM.

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    Smile Re: No red record button on vlc

    Hello and thanks. Local mp3 and mp4 are recording well.
    How easy is it to capture e.g. inernet videos as they play?

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    Re: No red record button on vlc

    ... the recommended vld google search seems to have done the trick. Thanks for the help.

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    Re: No red record button on vlc

    That's lovely. Well done Ben Aur.
    Good listening.
    Last edited by moma; December 8th, 2012 at 07:42 PM.

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