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ddccontrol - Man Page

A utility to control monitor parameters via software


ddccontrol -p             [-cdfsv] [-b datadir] [-r ctrl [-w value]]
ddccontrol dev:/dev/i2c-N [-cdfsv] [-b datadir] [-r ctrl [-w value]]


This manual page documents briefly the ddccontrol command.

ddccontrol is an open source utility which allows controlling monitor parameters via software.


A summary of options is included below.


a device specifier, for example: dev:/dev/i2c-0


probe I2C devices to find monitor buses


query capability


query ctrls 0 - 255


query ctrl


value to write to ctrl


force (avoid validity checks)


save settings


verbosity (specify more to increase)


ddccontrol-db directory (if other than /usr/share/ddccontrol-db)

See Also

The program is documented fully in

The project homepage: http://ddccontrol.sourceforge.net


ddccontrol was written by Oleg I. Vdovikin and Nicolas Boichat.
Copyright 2004-2005 Oleg I. Vdovikin (oleg@cs.msu.su)
Copyright 2004-2006 Nicolas Boichat (nicolas@boichat.ch)

This manual page was written by Roberto C. Sanchez <roberto@connexer.com>.


October 5, 2018