cava - Console-based Audio Visualizer for Alsa

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 42.3
Repository openSUSE Multimedia Apps all
Package name cava
Package version 0.6.1
Package release 17.1
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Installed size 62.24 KB
Download size 30.69 KB
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C.A.V.A. is a bar spectrum audio visualizer for the Linux terminal using ALSA, pulseaudio or fifo buffer for input.


Package Version Architecture Repository
cava-0.4.3-1.1.x86_64.rpm 0.4.3 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
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Name Value
cava = 0.6.1-17.1
cava(x86-64) = 0.6.1-17.1


Type URL
Binary Package cava-0.6.1-17.1.x86_64.rpm
Source Package cava-0.6.1-17.1.src.rpm

Install Howto

  1. Add the openSUSE Multimedia Apps repository:
    # zypper addrepo opensuse-multimedia-apps
  2. Install cava rpm package:
    # zypper install cava




2018-05-06 -
- Update to 0.6.1:
new features:
* sndio backend
bug fixes:
* Fix fftw_complex usage, drastically improving visualization
* better cleanup and exiting
* added a check to see if pulseaudio is running
* fixed bug preventing color in noncurses mode from working
* Fix build errors and warnings if not using ncurses
* Generally improved fifo input and raw output
2017-08-28 -
- Update to 0.6.0:
* Autosens of low values (dynamic range)
* Removed config parameter 'overshoot'
* Removed config parameter 'mode'
* New config parameter 'waves'
* Changed config parameter 'style' to 'channels' (was either 'mono' or 'stereo' anyway)
* Parameters 'integral' and 'gravity' are now in percentage
2017-08-18 -
- Update to 0.5.0:
new features:
* gradient
* memory leak
* increased config reload speed
* raw output not goint to /dev/stdout
2017-04-27 -
- Update to 0.4.3:
new features:
* support for more colors in ncurses output.
* fixed bug where sensing of low values was done even when no sound
* fixed bug in raw output bit format check
* add a check for too many bars >200
- Remove because contained in new version:
* cava-remove-nested-functions.patch
* cava-font.patch
2017-03-28 -
- Add cava-font.patch:
Install cava.psf to have nice output on TTYs.
2017-03-28 -
- Add cava-remove-nested-functions.patch:
Remove nested functions to prevent OBS executable stack warning.
2017-03-22 -
- Get rid of unnecessary passing of prefix
2017-03-16 -
- It needs libiniparser from version 4 onwards
2017-03-16 -
- Update to 0.4.2:
* added auto pulseaudio source mode
* pulsaudio is now default
* cava is now cavamp
* pushing 'r' now reloads audio
* Added console title
* added pulseadio support
* added confg script
* removed commanline argumets
* added optional config path
* added autosens feature
* added setting of bar width, bar spacing and frequency bandwidth to config file.
* autodetection of alsa loopback interface
- Use proper group
- Update description
2015-07-28 -
- Honor optflags

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cmus-plugin-cdio-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm CDIO plugin for the C* Music Player
cmus-plugin-cue-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm CUE input plugin for the C* Music Player
cmus-plugin-ffmpeg-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm FFmpeg input plugin for the C* Music Player
cmus-plugin-flac-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm FLAC input plugin for the C* Music Player
cmus-plugin-jack-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm JACK output plugin for the C* Music Player
cmus-plugin-libao-2.8.0~20180524.g8cccf70-13.3.x86_64.rpm Libao output plugin for the C* Music Player