Commit 63dfea6d authored by Rémi Denis-Courmont's avatar Rémi Denis-Courmont

doc: document the environment variables (fixes #8835)

parent 2fc9f597
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.B quit
(close VLC).
.SH ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
The following environment variables may affect VLC:
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.B DISPLAY
The X11 display server address.
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.B http_proxy
The HTTP proxy server URL.
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.B OSSAUDIO_DEV
The default audio output device,
used by the OSSv4 output plugin.
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.B VLC_DATA_PATH
The directory containing VLC run-time data files (e.g. /usr/share/vlc).
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.B VLC_PLUGIN_PATH
An extra directory to load VLC plugins from.
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.B VLC_VERBOSE
The level of verbosity for log messages
(0: silent, 1: error/info, 2: warning, 3: debug).
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.B XDG_CACHE_DIR XDG_CONFIG_DIR XDG_DATA_DIR
The directories to store user cached data, user configuration files and
user data files respectively.
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.B XDG_DOCUMENTS_DIR XDG_DOWNLOAD_DIR XDG_MUSIC_DIR XDG_PICTURES_DIR XDG_VIDEO_DIR
The directories to fetch or store user text files,
downloads, music, pictures (i.e. snapshots), and video respectively.
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.B XDG_SESSION_COOKIE
The unique identifier of the desktop session,
used by the PulseAudio output plugin.
.SH SEE ALSO
Online documentation: http://www.videolan.org/doc/
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