Here’s a quick way to install Kazam Screencaster in Ubuntu 12.10. At the time of this post, a PPA for 12.10 wasn’t available, so we’re going to be downloading the current version of the deb archive file.

Kazam Screencaster can be used to record your desktop activities and sessions in Ubuntu and uploading that video to YouTube or other services online.

To read our previous post on Kazam, please click here.

This is going to be quick and easy, especially for new users to Ubuntu.


  • Install Kazam Screencaster 12.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to download the latest version Kazam.





Next, run the commands below to install Kazam

sudo dpkg -i kazam*




If the above command fail to install Kazam, immediately run the commands below to force the installation.

sudo apt-get install -f








Or Run these commands below to install via PPA.


For the latest PPA, run these commands below to add its PPA.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:kazam-team/unstable-series


Next, run this to update your system and install Kazam.

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install kazam