This article Covers how to install the TermRecord application on CentOS 8. The TermRecord application allows you to better enjoy the recorded #Terminal content.
TermRecord is a simple, open source, terminal session recorder with easy-to-share self-contained HTML output.
#TermRecord Stores these files as your own notes, email them to collaborators, use them as instructional examples, or whatever you wish.
TermRecord consumes output from the script command with timing information and can create a self-contained HTML file which replays the recorded session without needing to load anything from the web.
These term sessions can be emailed and viewed on practically any device (including iPads etc.).
The end user only needs a modern browser.
Features of TermRecord includes:
Detects the terminal size.
Cross-platform HTML-based output.
Written in Python.
To install on TermRecord #CentOS:
- First of all, connect to your server via SSH and make sure that all of your system software is up to date.
Run the following command to update the package list and upgrade all of your system software to the latest version available:
$ sudo yum update -y
- Install Pip.
Add the EPEL Repository:
$sudo yum install epel-release
$ sudo yum install python-pip
Once the installation has completed, you can verify that it was successful by using the following command:
- Install TermRecord
Install TermRecord using the Python package manager (pip):
$sudo pip install TermRecord
How to use TermRecord on CentOS system ?
Taking a video of the terminal with TermRecord is rather simple, just run the following command (be attentive to capital letters):
TermRecord -o record.html
Note: We specify the output file in which the video will be recorded using the -o option. the .html format is the default format.
For more complex operations check out TermRecord --help