[FFmpeg-user] ffmpeg screencapture from a virtual xserver larger than the physical screen

Zenny garbytrash at gmail.com
Thu Nov 19 18:40:02 CET 2015

On 11/19/15, Nicolas George <george at nsup.org> wrote:
> Le nonidi 29 brumaire, an CCXXIV, Nicolas George a écrit :
>> Then you need to use xpra for the interaction, but the capture should
>> still
>> go through the original Xvfb server.
> Sorry, forgot to add:
> Or, even better: use ffmpeg to also forward the display of the Xvfb server
> to the current server (with -f opengl for example), and use something like
> x2x to control it.

Your suggestion of ffmpeg with -f opengl flag plus x2x sounds
promising. Thanks for the pointer.

However, I have never forwarded xserver display with ffmpeg. Any hints


> Regards,
> --
>   Nicolas George

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