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    Question / Help Dell Studio 540 Solus Help Required

    Hey everybody, hope you're all good. I'm having issues opening OBS after switching from Windows 7 64bit to Linux. I'm currently using an old Dell Studio 540 which could run OBS without any issues on Windows, however due to the age of the system and performance issues with other software...
  2. w23

    Experimental zero-copy screen capture on Linux

    I was having performance issues when streaming livecoding heavy GLSL raymarching and pathtracing shaders, so instead of optimizing my shaders I read about libdrm, KMS, DMA-BUF and EGL. As a result, I made a very experimental zero-copy screen capture OBS plugin for Linux based on DMA-BUF fds and...
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    Question / Help OBS software memory management

    Hello, I installed obs on a VM linux debian 7 (Wheezy) on Vmware. We film a couple of falcons 24 hours a day on Youtube in 720P Little by little the 8 GB of RAM on my PC is filling up without OBS releasing it. As a result, OBS eventually stopped broadcasting the live show because it arrived in...
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    Question / Help obs-studio not starting in Debian buster, please help me!

    Hi, I am trying to use obs-studio from Debian buster GNU/Linux distribution The GUI never starts. Please help me! Here you can see the exact version number $ dpkg -l obs* Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold | Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend...
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    Question / Help high cpu usage [Fixed]

    I have switched from an old dual core i5 m 560 (2.65 GHz base speed) and gt 420M laptop using windows 7 to a server sporting a Intel Xeon E3-1220v5 (3.00 GHz base speed 3.50 GHz turbo) and a GT 710 gpu running Ubuntu 18.04 and the cpu speed goes up from 15% to 70% running the same setup...
  6. gtabimael

    Question / Help Obs is closed when you try to record or make a transmission

    Hello, I have a dell computer with a nvidia GeForce 920M graphics card I was previously using Linux Mint and now it happens to DeepinOs but here when I try to make a recording or transmission with OBS it closes. Please help! Logs: 14:31:47.443: CPU Name: Intel(R) Core(TM) i3-5005U CPU @...
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    More command line switches for automation

    Hi there! This is more or less a cross-post from a thread I made in the Linux support subforum. I'd like to integrate OBS into a script I use to run my games with various different configurations. I want OBS to invisibly start recording at the start of the game, and I would like to cleanly stop...
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    Question / Help Using virtual machine on linux

    hey, I have windows installed in my laptop and i am currently using linux in virtual machine that is installed in windows. I updated all of my drivers using a software too but now i have more work in linux and i want linux to be my main operating system. Can i install virtual machine in linux...
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    Bug Report Hotkeys not working in OBS

    So I was testing some things around with OBS and I found that I can't use the assigned hotkeys in OBS unless OBS is in the foreground when it should work even while it's in the background and I hit my assigned hotkeys. I have my hotkeys assigned to Alt+NumPad keys, ie; Alt+Num 1 to Stop/Start...
  10. RetroWeeb

    Free Open Joystick Display 2.1

    A powerful and easy to use streamer-ready overlay for your joystick or gamepad. Works with OBS and other broadcasting software. Completely free and open source! New Features in 2.1: Released: March 15th 2019 80s Joysticks and Joypads (Joysticks in the 80s Theme) Atari VCS (2600) Joystick...
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    Question / Help Video distortion

    Whenever I record a video it ends up very distorted and everything is orange/yellow. It happens for both the window and screen capture options, but doesn't appear distorted before it is a file on my computer. I'm using Ubuntu and am still getting used to the file system, that may be the problem...
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    Question / Help NVENC Error

    Hello there! Whenever I press "Start Recording" on OBS, I'm prompted with the following message: Recording works just fine while using the x264 encoder. I'm using Linux Mint 19 Xfce and the Driver Manager application says that my drivers are up-to-date. I have the GeForce GT 1030 and my driver...
  13. universallp

    OBS Studio and CLion

    Since CLion does not seem to be capable of setting up a development environment automatically for OBS Studio (It usually will be unable to compile and run and will hide builds in a deep folder structure) here's how I made CLion play nice with OBS Studio's source code. CLion is a cross platform...
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    Question / Help Chromebook Linux Support - No Devices Recognized

    I know we're still in the very early stages of Chromebooks running Linux but thought someone else might be trying to run OBS on one. I have a Samsung Chromebook Plus (v2) with Chrome OS Version 70.0.3538.22 (Official Build) beta (64-bit). With the new Crostini project, I can install and run most...
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    Question / Help Linux support for Ezcap 284 card on obs

    Anyone ever used ezcap 284 with obs on ubuntu?? Means they do provide driver on windows but i have linux os currently using ubuntu. i want to live satream from my xbox one to youtube any help?? please help me
  16. TurtlesBeast23

    Question / Help OBS sporadically receiving sound through Mic/Aux input, even with no microphone plugged in?

    Hi, so, I'm extremely confused at the moment. It's come to my attention that recently, my studio microphone has begun to produce an extremely loud buzzing noise where my voice is faintly audible and it's irritating to listen to. I've tried multiple ports both front and back, I've tried adding...
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    Bug Report Crashing while OBS is left running without capturing

    Hello I am using Linux Kubuntu 16.04 LTS and my system will crash after some time with OBS running but not in capture mode. I have done this a few time and each time after a few minutes my entire system crashes and reboot automatically, and I can't figure out why? I am using the official...
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    Question / Help Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated.

    It used to work fine when I havn't installed GPU drivers. After installing GPU drivers, it just showed a dialog and said "Failed to initialize video. Your GPU may not be supported, or your graphics drivers may need to be updated." But wait, I just installed the newest version of graphcis...
  19. char

    [Linux] [OSX] Essential Now Playing on Linux

    NOTE: This was tested solely on Ubuntu 17.10, so though this can work on OSX, you will have to work out those details. I really like to show the current song that is playing on my stream. Most of the music I listen to is on YouTube, so I would like to display the title of the video I'm...
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    Bug Report OBS Fails to Start due to not being able to find QT plugin "XCB"

    Hello! I was about to record a video for upload to YouTube, but when I went to start OBS, it didn't do anything. I attempted to launch OBS with a terminal, which gave this error: This application failed to start because it could not find or load the Qt platform plugin "xcb". Reinstalling the...
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