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.
- - hwinfo is the most popular Linux alternative to read-edid.
- - hwinfo is the most popular Open Source & free alternative to read-edid.
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.
Dmidecode reports information about your system's hardware as described in your system BIOS according to the SMBIOS/DMI standard. This information typically includes system manufacturer, model name, serial number, BIOS version, asset tag as well as a lot of other details of...
- - Dmidecode is the most popular Windows alternative to read-edid.
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.
Yacpi is an acpi monitoring program for Linux. It displays various acpi information like battery status and ac status on notebooks. The main reason why i wrote this program is, because i don't like the acpi program, which is included in debian :) It displays things like...
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.