How to install Peek on Ubuntu 16.04 and Ubuntu 16.10. Peek is an animated gif screen recorder tool for Linux Ubuntu. Peek is a simple tool that allows you to record short animated GIF images from your screen.
The new release of Peek, the simple screen recorder for animated GIFs, improves the user experience when finishing the recording and brings some important fixes if Peek was installed into locations other than /usr. Also Peek is now translated into 11 languages.
- ui: Change button text while rendering (#24)
- ui: Add a
--versioncommand line argument
- ui: Show file choose directly after recording stops. This way rendering and choosing the file take place in parallel (#30)
- recording: Correctly scale recording area on HiDPI screens (#20)
- i18n: Arabic translation
- i18n: Catalan translation
- i18n: French translation
- i18n: Lithuanian translation
- i18n: Polish translation
- i18n: Portuguese (Portugal) translation
- i18n: Russian translation
- i18n: Spanish translation
- i18n: Ukrainian translation
- misc: Added generic name and sub category to desktop file
Install Peek on Ubuntu
Please note that currently only Linux with X11 is supported. Other Unix like systems using X11 should work as well. It is planned to also support Wayland and maybe other operating systems in the future.
$ sudo apt-get update
$ wget https://github.com/phw/peek/releases/download/v0.8.0/peek-0.8.0-Linux.deb
$ sudo apt install libsdl1.2debian ffmpeg libavdevice-ffmpeg56
$ sudo dpkg -i peek-0.8.0-Linux.deb
$ sudo apt-get -f install
Once installed, launch peek from Unity Dash or run “$ peek” command in terminal and press enter.