libcaca-env.3caca man page
libcaca-envLibcaca environment variables
— Some environment variables can be used to change the behaviour of libcaca without having to modify the program which uses it. These variables are:
- CACA_DRIVER: set the backend video driver. In order of preference:
coniouses the DOS conio.h interface.
ncursesuses the ncurses library.
slanguses the S-Lang library.
x11uses the native X11 driver.
gluses freeglut and opengl libraries.
rawoutputs to the standard output instead of rendering the canvas. This is can be used together with cacaserver.
- CACA_GEOMETRY: set the video display size. The format of this variable must be
Ybeing integer values. This option currently works with the raw, X11 and GL drivers.
- CACA_FONT: set the rendered font. The format of this variable is implementation dependent, but since it currently only works with the X11 driver, an X11 font name such as
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