gnome screencast stops after 30 seconds

Bug #1756265 reported by Martin Vysny on 2018-03-16
This bug affects 1 person
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
gnome-shell (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

When I start screencast by pressing Alt+Ctrl+Shift+R, it auto-stops itself exactly after 30 seconds. That is highly unexpected, there is no explanation as to why the sudden stop. That leaves me confused as an user.

Workaround is to increase the screencast max duration:

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 18.04
Package: gnome-shell 3.27.92-0ubuntu1
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.15.0-10.11-generic 4.15.3
Uname: Linux 4.15.0-10-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.20.8-0ubuntu10
Architecture: amd64
CurrentDesktop: ubuntu:GNOME
Date: Fri Mar 16 08:58:15 2018
DisplayManager: gdm3
 b'' b'enabled-extensions' b"['<email address hidden>']"
 b'' b'command-history' b"['r']"
 b'' b'favorite-apps' b"['firefox.desktop', 'rhythmbox.desktop', 'org.gnome.Nautilus.desktop', 'org.gnome.Software.desktop', 'yelp.desktop', 'chromium-browser.desktop', 'thunderbird.desktop']"
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'gtk-im-module' b"'gtk-im-context-simple'"
 b'org.gnome.desktop.interface' b'scaling-factor' b'uint32 1'
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-09-05 (556 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu-Server 16.04.1 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Release amd64 (20160719)
SourcePackage: gnome-shell
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to bionic on 2018-03-13 (2 days ago)

Martin Vysny (vyzivus) wrote :
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