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

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  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

vbetool is a small application that executes code from the BIOS of your video card. This is mostly useful for...

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    hwinfo

    99 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

    • Windows
    • 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. 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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  6. read-edid

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Linux
    7 alternatives to read-edid 

    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).

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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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