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  1. D

    OBS won't use camera unless another program uses it first

    I'm getting some odd behavior where OBS won't use my web cam at first (no LED indicator light, just a black box shown for the output of the camera). Only after I close OBS and open another program that uses the camera (specifically I've been using Google Meet on Google Chrome) will the camera...
  2. Q

    Plugin path under Ubuntu - my problem and what i found out until today.

    Ok, i am having a lot of trouble in finding the correct path to the plugins folder under Ubuntu. I have to mention that i am a Linux and OBS noob :) I tried to install several plugins and some worked out instantly, while others not. I read in the Docs that there is a new folder structure for...
  3. TeoSausto

    Obs with external audio

    Hi, I have an obs instance on a Manjaro Linux machine. I use a rtsp camera and USB audio device. When I start obs clicking the icon, all good and the audio works. Anyway, I need to start obs on crontab with the --startstreaming command. In that case, the audio doesn't works. I use the follow...
  4. JustBeeeb

    OBS minimized after suspend, don't know how to bring it back.

    OBS automatically gets minimized after suspend and I don't know how to bring it back. Linux Mint 20.2 Cinnamon
  5. M

    VAAPI Configuration low bitrate Linux

    Hello! I'm having trouble broadcasting using the VAAPI decoder. It does not indicate any error when transmitting but the bitrate is very low (70 - 300), so, no matter how much it indicates that the encoder is live, it never actually transmits an image. I leave the characteristics of my...
  6. Q

    Horizontal lines glitch when recording video with any program

    When I record video with any program (Simple Screen Recorder, OBS) in the final file I have a kind of crumpled video. Horizontal lines overlapping each other. I've tried to change OBS encoder, KDE settings changed backend compositor to OpenGL 2, 3.1, XRender. Please tell me which elements work...
  7. C

    NVENC Error in POP OS 21.04 (ubuntu)

    i switched to linux a few days ago, i used nvenc in windows no problems at all but when i try using it on linux i just cant already tried flatpak installation, snap installation, reinstalling the os, building ffmpeg directly from source i have a gtx 1050ti | NVIDIA-SMI 470.57.02 Driver...
  8. Q

    Window capture has red and blue swapped by default after resize output to source

    I'm using the flatpak version of OBS Studio, version 27.0.1. Steps to reproduce: Add source: Window capture (Xcompsite) Select any window select the source, open the right click menu and select: Resize output (source size) Now the source has its red and blue swapped for me and from this point...
  9. J

    Setting up Linux to work on HDMI output and a virtual VNC screen to control it? Anyone doing it?

    Hi all, I've got a GK41 minipc which has HDMI and DisplayPort. I've got the HDMI connected to a Blackmagic ATEM Mini Pro ISO to do lower-thirds and videos etc. But I want to be able to VNC in to it to control OBS on one screen, and send the output of OBS to the HDMI screen. I can't for the...
  10. J

    OBS 27.0.1 wont work with NVIDIA after update to LINUX MINT 20.2 UMA XCFE

    Just upgraded to LINXU MINT 20.2 UMA XCFE, and OBS won't record, claims it couldn't open my NVIDIA encoder, and to check my drivers. I did check, and my drivers are up to date. Anyone else having this issue? Did you find a solution? here is my log file.
  11. jotana240

    OBS 27.0.1 startup error in XUBUNTU VER. 24.04

    When I open obs 27.0.1 I get an error window, the characteristics of my computer are: _________ The only solution that I found and I have not yet fully tested the obs is the following: in the terminal the following command: LIBGL_ALWAYS_SOFTWARE = 1 obs and this is how it looks using the...
  12. P

    Dummy Video - Great! Now, how about audio?

    Got OBS 27 up and running on Mint 20 with the dummy video sink for Teams/Skype/etc... Is there a way to configure an audio sink (as it were) the same as the video sink so I can mix the audio to these meeting services in OBS? The challenge I'm running into right now is that the "Mic In" in...
  13. Gathsara

    Window Capture Option Missing..?

    I am Using ArchCarf Linux(Based - ArchLinux) But Window Capture and Screen Chapter Options are Missing.. This is my install cmd - yay -S obs-studio how can I fix this..?
  14. matteodev

    Failed to start recording

    Hello. I wanted to record something on OBS but then I got his Error: Starting the output failed. Please check the log for details. Note: If you are using the NVENC or AMD encoders, make sure your video drivers are up to date. I use Software based encoding. Here is the log...
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    XFCE4 window size with two monitors

    I'm using XFCE4 on Arch Linux. The program works fine, but the minimum width for the window is larger than a single screen so the application is always split across monitors. I believe it's stretching itself to match the resolution of both monitors. I can resize it, but still not enough to fit...
  16. A

    VLC Video source, no properties available!

    Hi, I'm using the official obs studio pma or something like this. At the start it didn't even have vlc Video source after I installed the libvlc the vlc Video source was there but when I want to add properties there's nothing! Only a text view with "No properties available". I really need help
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    Linux Vulkan/OpenGL game capture 0.9.1

    Linux Vulkan/OpenGL game capture OBS plugin for Vulkan game capture on Linux. Requires OBS with EGL support (>=27.0). On X11 you need to explicitly enable EGL: OBS_USE_EGL=1 obs. Usage Add Game Capture to your OBS scene. Start the game with capture enabled Vulkan obs-vkcapture game OpenGL...
  18. MurdoMaclachlan

    No audio track in output recording (Slackware Current)

    Kind of as the title says. Recording/streaming with OBS 26.1.1 on Slackware Current, the audio in the mixer shows like it's working and I can monitor it and everything, but in the output file there is no audio, and when I imported it into a video editor, it shows I don't just have silent audio...
  19. SLINIcraftet204

    CPU Auslastung sehr Hoch obwohl nur OBS offen ist

    Hey ich habe seit einem Update, das OBS meint wortwörtlich meine CPU aufzufressen obwohl ich nur OBS offen habe und nichts anderes. Vorher war das noch nicht so, ich habe es auch schon deinstalliert und erneut installiert und eingestellt. Selbst wenn nur OBS offen ist und ich in die...
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