Want to record your conversations when using Skype in Ubuntu? This brief tutorial shows you how to install Skype Call Recorder in Ubuntu 11.10 to record your conversations when using Skype. This great tool will come in handy when you need to provide a recorded evidence or use it against someone to win an argument.
This tutorial assumes that you already have Skype installed, and if not, read this post to learn how to install Skype.
- Install Skype Call Recorder to record Skype calls in Ubuntu
To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add Skype Call Recorder’s PPA:
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:dajhorn/skype-call-recorder
Next, run the commands below to update your system.
sudo apt-get update
Finally, run the commands below to install Skype Call Recorder
sudo apt-get install skype-call-recorder
After installing, open both Skype and Skype Call Recorder.
During your first call, you’ll get a prompt like the one shown below, click ‘Yes’ to authorize the request.
Then click ‘Continue recording’ when prompted with the screen below to continue recording the call.
All recorded calls will be saved in a folder called Skype Calls in your home directory: