driconf Alternatives

    driconf is described as 'DRIconf is a configuration applet for the Direct Rendering Infrastructure. It allows customizing performance and visual quality settings of OpenGL drivers on a per-driver, per-screen and/or per-application level'. There are more than 10 alternatives to driconf for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is feh, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like driconf are hwinfo (Free, Open Source), WattmanGTK (Free, Open Source), arandr (Free, Open Source) and cpuid (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 24, 2021

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      feh is an X11 image viewer aimed mostly at console users. Unlike most other viewers, it does not have a fancy GUI, but simply displays images. It is controlled via commandline arguments and configurable key/mouse actions.
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    1. hwinfo/libhd are used to probe for the hardware present in the system. It can be used to generate a system overview log which can be later used for support.


    2. Linux (GTK3+) GUI to view detailed information about and configure AMD GPUs settings.
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    3. ARandR is designed to provide a simple visual front end for XRandR. Relative monitor positions are shown graphically and can be changed in a drag-and-drop way.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      cpuid dumps detailed information about the CPU(s) gathered from the CPUID instruction, and also determines the exact model of CPU(s).


    4. Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard.
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    5. glxinfo is a command-line tool that can help you diagnose problems with your 3D acceleration setup. It can also provide additional helpful information for developers.
    6. read-edid is a pair of tools (originally by John Fremlin) for reading the EDID from a monitor. It should work with most monitors made since 1996 (except for newer ones with 256-byte EDID's - WiP), assuming the video card supports the standard read commands (most do).
    7. vbetool is a small application that executes code from the BIOS of your video card. This is mostly useful for reinitialising the hardware, for instance after ACPI suspend/resuming.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      LXRandR is the standard screen manager of LXDE. It manages screen resolution and external monitors. You can plug in another screen into LXDE or choose to use a big screen projector. Local screen and extenal screen can be used at the same time.
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