TL,DR; go and install asciinema from asciinema.org and start recording your terminal sessions. We, the terminal geeks often need to record our shell in-order to explain something to our geek friends; or even just to showcase a new CLI tool we built yesterday night. Recording Screen … Sucks! Yes, it sucks. Why? couple of good reasons: if you have a device with low screen resolution, record output would often get pixelated there might be other distractions on screen.