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read-edid (read EDID information from a video monitor)

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 some newer ones with 256-byte EDIDs - WiP), assuming
the video card supports the standard read commands (most do).

read-edid is a set of two tools: get-edid, which gets the raw edid
information from the monitor, and parse-edid, which turns the raw
binary information into an xorg.conf-compatible Monitor section.

Modern Linux kernels also make the EDID data available in
/sys/class/drm/card*-*/edid, so the get-edid command might not be

See also system/edid-decode, which gives more detail than parse-edid,
but doesn't format its output as an xorg.conf-compatible snippet.

Maintained by: B. Watson
Keywords: vbe,vesa,bios,video,vga,get-edid,parse-edid
ChangeLog: read-edid


Source Downloads:
read-edid-3.0.2.tar.gz (016546e438bf6c98739ff74061df9854)

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read-edid.tar.gz.asc (FAQ)

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Validated for Slackware 15.0

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