ddccontrol - Man Page

A utility to control monitor parameters via software


ddccontrol [-b datadir] [-v] [-c] [-d] [-f] [-s] [-r ctrl [-w value]] [-p|dev]


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.


device, e.g. 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>.


July 26, 2006