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Linux NVENC OBS Screen Capture – For The Record

Linux NVENC OBS Screen Capture – For The Record Posted on October 14, 2018Leave a comment
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast. Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.
(Last Updated On: October 14, 2018)

Linux NVENC OBS Screen Capture. How does it compare to a USB hardware capture device? With select NVIDIA cards and a NVIDIA modern driver for Linux, my OBS installation is able to take advantage of GPU video capturing.

OBS – https://obsproject.com/

NVIDIA SDK – https://developer.nvidia.com/nvidia-video-codec-sdk#Download

Getting OBS to recognize NVENC/hardware encoding –
https://gist.github.com/wizd3m/115df8a24eb80271a065196e914d1f75

Problematic HDMI splitter – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01MT12OQA/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

LinuxGameCast Hardware capture device review – https://linuxgamecast.com/2018/07/review-70-1080p60-hdmi-capture-card/

HDMI Video Capture Device – https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01N4SM7H6/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o00_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

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Matt Hartley
Freedom Penguin’s founder & talking head – Matt has over a decade working with Linux desktops, his operating system experience consists of both Windows and Linux operating platforms. In addition to writing articles on Linux and open source technology for Datamation.com and OpenLogic.com/wazi, Matt also once served as a co-host for a popular Linux-centric podcast.

Matt has written about various software titles, such as Moodle, Joomla, WordPress, openCRX, Alfresco, Liferay and more. He also has additional Linux experience working with Debian based distributions, openSUSE, CentOS, and Arch Linux.

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