Intensity Pro 4K Linux Install¶
- Arch Linux x86_64
- Fish v3.4.1
- GNU bash v5.1.16
- General understanding of using a Linux terminal (command-line interface)
- Steps prefixed with a "$" (dollar sign) represents the CLI (command-line interface) prompt
- Steps prefixed with a "#" (number sign) represents the CLI prompt with elevated user permissions (e.g. root)
- The text after the "$" or "#" is to be entered at the CLI
Install Capture Card¶
- Power off the computer system.
- Remove computer case cover to access the motherboard expansion slots.
Insert video capture card into a PCIe slot that supports a 4, 8 or 16 lane.
Refer to the box or product page specifications to find the number of lanes required for the capture card.
Secure video capture card based upon the computer case requirements.
- Install computer case cover.
Install Software and Drivers¶
- Power on the system.
Install capture card drivers.
# pikaur -Sy decklink
The "decklink" package also provides three applications, "Blackmagic Desktop Video Setup", "Blackmagic RAW Player" and "Blackmagic RAW Speed Test".
Install Blackmagic Design Media Express (optional).
# pikaur -Sy mediaexpress
Media Express package maybe installed if desired to capture video, organize and manage media files.
Enable and start the required Systemd Unit.
# systemctl enable DesktopVideoHelper.service
# systemctl start DesktopVideoHelper.service
- Open "Blackmagic Desktop Video Setup" application.
- Click on the device image or icon to open settings.
- Set all the desired settings and then click on the "Save" button.
- Close application.
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