Peek is a free animated GIF recorder for linux system. it uses ffmpeg and imagemagick to record and create the GIF. Using this you can record your screen areas.
How to install Peek on Ubuntu
You can install the latest version of Peek using its official PPA. To add its PPA, open your terminal app by searching terminal in ubuntu dash and run the below command
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/stable
Then type your ubuntu password. And hit enter key confirm the installation.
Then type the below command and hit enter.
sudo apt-get update
Then run the below command in terminal to install Peek gif recorder on Ubuntu.
sudo apt-get install peek
Type Y and hit enter to confirm the Peek installation. After the successful installation of peek restart your pc. Type the below command in terminal app to start peek.
You can also open it from Ubuntu Dash home from unity launcher. Just type peek in the search field. Then click peek to open it.
If you want to install the latest development version just Use the below commands in terminal.
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:peek-developers/daily sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install peek