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12.1 > System > vbetool (1.1)

vbetool (video bios execution tool)

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/resume.

This requires libx86, which is also available from

Maintained by: Robby Workman
Keywords: graphics,suspend,pm-utils,sleep,resume,hibernate
ChangeLog: vbetool


Source Downloads:
vbetool-1.1.tar.gz (ffb03b118867a02296d7449019ad8846)

Download SlackBuild:
vbetool.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

(the SlackBuild does not include the source)

Individual Files:

Validated for Slackware 12.1

See our HOWTO for instructions on how to use the contents of this repository.

Access to the repository is available via:
ftp git cgit http rsync

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