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  1. Kamil00

    Question / Help Problem with OBS building on raspberry pi3b+

    Hello! I have a problem building OBS on raspberry pi3b +. I'm doing exactly what's in this guide: https://obsproject.com/forum/threads/obs-raspberry-pi-build-instructions.115739/#post-437594 And during build, the raspberry stutters forever. Can anything be done about it? Maybe there is some...
  2. P

    Question / Help Unable to capture the same window twice on Linux with OBS 25.0.3

    I'm trying to capture separate webcam feeds from a Discord session in order to position them in a scene, but I'm only able to capture the application window once. I've been able to do this on Windows 10 (OBS 25.0.1), but not on Pop!_OS 19.10. I've tested this with an older 23.x.x version, the...
  3. TheMindVirus

    Question / Help OBS Raspberry Pi Build Instructions

    It is possible to build OBS Studio for Linux from source on the Raspberry Pi 3 upwards! Disclaimer: Please make sure you understand what this code does first, then you may run it at your own risk. As versions change, problems may arise. The scripts take a long time, especially on underpowered...
  4. Volfase

    Bug Report Error

    i tryed record game which use vulkan but not record just freeze when i start game using latest obs version OS: Ubuntu 18.04.4 LTS KERNEL: 5.3.0-28-generic CPU: Intel Core i3-7100 @ 3.90GHz GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 960 GPU DRIVER: NVIDIA 435.21 RAM: 12 GB
  5. S

    Question / Help OBS can't connect to pulseaudio server

    Howdy yall, Just downloaded OBS on ubuntu 18.04 and am trying to get my devices set up, but when I go to select audio devices they all appear as disabled. Upon closer inspection, within pavucontrol, I see that OBS isn't even connected to the pulse audio server. running obs from terminal...
  6. gsp

    Question / Help Record DSLR camera in Debian

    Hi, I couldn't find a way to connect my Canon DSLR Camera to Debian and record from there. I tried with gphoto2 but I keep getting an error and I haven't seen any up to date guide on how to do it. Can someone share some guidance on how to record in OBS with a DSLR camera in linux (ideally...
  7. hollowsaibot

    Bug Report Video freezes when recording

    Hi, when I check the video I realize that after some minutes recording is frozen. The audio plays well but the video doesn't. I have set 15000 of bitrate with NVENC codec, "keyframes" 2, Max B-frames 2. I think that it is when the videogame turns into fullscreen. Maybe on windowed mode it works...
  8. M

    Question / Help Is FTL exclusively feature for Windows platform?

    Is FTL exclusively feature for Windows platform? I am asking because FTL not working on my Linux system. https://obsproject.com/logs/Z_GaUTI3iUrZhhLl
  9. unfa

    Bug Report OBS memory leak randomly taking down my PC

    Last month this happened for the first time - OBS was causing memory leaks filling up all my SWAP (16 GB) and all my RAM (32 GB) and taking down my system twice during a live event. Today I'm doing another stream and the same is happening. It works well for a while, but the suddenly it starts...
  10. J

    Bug Report Fedora 31: Preview window is transparent

    Occurs on both flatpak and repo. Can't use the preview window, it just doesn't exist. https://obsproject.com/logs/4bRRY7YwX-sdqhNt
  11. P

    Bug Report Opening OBS causes 10% FPS loss in game, recording with NVENC causes 20% fps loss

    Does this seem normal or should the performance impact from running OBS be less. My hardware isn't great but should be good enough, i5 4670k, 16GB RAM, GTX 960 4GB, running Ubuntu 18.04 and Nvidia driver 430.x (long lived branch). I notice that if I open a game and turn off vsync so the fps...
  12. zepar

    Question / Help Trying to create a window capture for any window except OBS fails with BadAlloc

    My system is Manjaro, with Gnome 3.34 and anytime i want to create a window capture, terminal gives out the error message error: xcompcap: glXCreatePixmap failed: BadAlloc (insufficient resources for operation) for any window that i tried to record, except for OBS itself, which it will happily...
  13. SodaScripter

    Question / Help Error compiling obs-studio-24.0.3 on Gentoo

    soda@ChadTop obs-studio-24.0.3/build » make -j4 [ 1%] Built target obspython_swig_compilation [ 2%] Built target media-playback [ 3%] Built target glad [ 3%] Built target obslua_swig_compilation [ 3%] Built target obs-ffmpeg-mux [ 25%] Built target libobs [ 26%] Built target file-updater [...
  14. V

    Question / Help OBS does not detect windows on Window Capture

    Hello, this is surely a common error, but I only found solutions fixing the problem on Windows. I was using OBS successfully on Linux, but since I had to reset everything to factory settings caused by a crash and re-installed OBS, I have the following problem: The expandable menu to select the...
  15. S

    Why is OBS vers 24.0.0 missing features on Linux?

    I don't get this update. Why release version 24.0.0 of OBS on Linux if you're not giving the same feature sets for all platforms? Where's the Dynamic Bitrate option? Where's Pause Recording option? Where's the dockable Custom Browser Panels that integrates with streaming platforms? Why are these...
  16. universallp

    scrab 1.0

    scrab Screen grab adds a configurable hotkey to quickly select a screen region and add it as an image source to the current scene. The plugin saves all screenshots into your home directory by default. If you wish to change that, open your obs-studio config and edit it: Windows: Open...
  17. B

    Bug Report NVENC: Segmentation fault

    Hello, I am currently trying to get OBS-Studio to use the NVENC encoder instead of x264 on Gentoo Linux. OBS simply crashes without a proper error code or anything when trying to start the stream. I linked both the log from OBS and the obs --verbose terminal output. The stream works when using...
  18. universallp

    Tuna 1.4.1

    Tuna Let's you display information about the currently playing song in obs without running a third-party app. Currently supports four different ways of music sources: Spotify (All song information, including Cover art) MPD (All song information, including Cover art) VLC Video source (All song...
  19. R

    Question / Help ffmpeg is ok, OBS still don't show nvenc as a encoder

    Hi guys! I'm having a little problem with OBS in Linux. My ffmpeg already have nvenc working, but still, OBS can't use it as a encoder for streaming/recording. I'm on Ubuntu 19.04, Nvidia Proprietary Drivers installed, CUDA, everything is working fine. I've already tried the official...
  20. N

    Question / Help Video Freezes After 15-30 Sec and Stays Frozen

    Hello everyone. I'm having this bizarre problem where OBS on Linux displays video from my camera, but then the video freezes after 15-30 seconds, and stays frozen. The OBS program itself does not get frozen/unresponsive. Just the video signal. Here are the steps that lead to it... [1] I run OBS...
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