Last Updated: February 25, 2016
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Record remote desktop using VNC and vncrec gem.

You may need to record a remote desktop session with several purposes. For instance, I created it to record multiple operator's workplaces to know what and when they did exactly.

This solution is running on linux (and probably on mac os). You need ruby >= 2.0 installed on recording side, a VNC server (I used x11vnc) on the side being recorded.
By default, it writes video in raw format, which consumes... well, A LOT of space. Install ffmpeg also. This will enable vncrec to use it for encoding video at runtime.

FPS, colormap, transfer mode, etc. are adjustable.

Notice: by default it uses reverse-connect feature.

To install it run: gem install vncrec.