App Spotlight: Easily Record Videos on NVIDIA with GPU Screen Recorder

App Spotlight: Easily Record Videos on NVIDIA with GPU Screen Recorder
Don’t get me wrong; OBS is a great tool to record your screen, regardless of what operating system your using. But you might have noticed something while trying to record gameplay on Linux: the CPU gets taxed quite a bit, even when using the NVENC encoder on NVIDIA GPUs. As a result, the framerate drops. Introducing a new, open-source screen recorder: gpu screen recorder. The developer of this project claims this significantly reduces CPU usage, “at around 0%” due to keeping the window image on the GPU and sending it directly to the video encoding unit with CUDA.
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Distro Spotlight: WinesapOS

Distro Spotlight: WinesapOS
Ever wanted to use SteamOS 3.0 on a device outside of the Steam Deck? Well, winesapOS makes that possible. The name of the project is derived from Wine, the compatibility layer that allows Windows software to run on Linux, and also how the developers “develop on Macs and ship drivers for them.” The distro was created by Luke Short, a sales engineer at VMware and technical writer for Android Police.
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