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FBI bug free

Kgif

Tool for creating gif file from capturing active window.

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Originally it was created for capturing tty output and creating preview for github projects 😉

I needed to capture tty output on my Ubuntu 15.10. First I came up to using ttyrec with ttygif or tty2gif convertor, then find showterm.io. All this solutions didn't work for me 😬 Than I create this simple script that satisfies all my needs.

Dependencies

  • scrot
  • imagemagick

Installation

$ sudo apt-get install imagemagick scrot
$ git clone https://github.com/luminousmen/Kgif

Usage

$ ./kgif.sh --help
usage: ./kgif.sh [--delay] [--filename ] [--gifdelay] [--noclean] [--check] [-h]
  -h, --help                   Show this help, exit
      --check                  Check if all dependencies are installed, exit
      --delay=<sec>            Set delay in seconds to specify how long script will wait until start capturing.
      --gifdelay=<sec>         Set delay in seconds to specify how fast images appears in gif.
      --filename=<file name>   Set file name for output gif.
      --noclean                Set if you don't want to delete source *.png screenshots.

Check if all dependencies presents in system:

$ ./kgif.sh --check

Set delay in seconds to specify how long script will wait until start capturing.

$ ./kgif.sh --delay=5

Set noclean if you don't want to delete source png screenshots (for example if you want to delete some of the screenshots).

$ ./kgif.sh --delay=5 --noclean

Preview

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