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read-edid is described as '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)' and is an app in the system & hardware category. There are seven alternatives to read-edid for Linux and Windows. The best alternative is hwinfo, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like read-edid are Glxinfo, cpuid, Dmidecode and vbetool.

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read-edid is a pair of tools (originally by John Fremlin) for reading the EDID from a monitor. It should work with most...

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    hwinfo

    98 alternatives to hwinfo 

    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.

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    Glxinfo

    9 alternatives to Glxinfo 

    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.

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    1.  Command line interfaceGlxinfo either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
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  3. cpuid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    16 alternatives to cpuid 

    cpuid dumps detailed information about the CPU(s) gathered from the CPUID instruction, and also determines the exact model of CPU(s).

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    Dmidecode

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    • Linux
    14 alternatives to Dmidecode 

    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...

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    1.  Command line interfaceDmidecode either have CLI support or is a CLI-only app.
  5. vbetool

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to vbetool 

    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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  6. yacpi

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    5 alternatives to yacpi 

    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...

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    driconf

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    12 alternatives to driconf 

    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.

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