man ddccontrol Command

Man page for apt-get ddccontrol Command

Man Page for ddccontrol in Linux

Ubuntu Man Command : man ddccontrol

Man Ddccontrol  Command

This tutorial shows the man page for man ddccontrol in linux.

Open terminal with 'su' access and type the command as shown below:
man ddccontrol

Result of the Command Execution shown below:

DDCCONTROL(1)                                                                                                                                          DDCCONTROL(1)

ddccontrol 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.

dev device, e.g. dev:/dev/i2c 0

p probe I2C devices to find monitor buses

c query capability

d query ctrls 0 255

r query ctrl

w value to write to ctrl

f force (avoid validity checks)

s save settings

v verbosity (specify more to increase)

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

The program is documented fully in

The project homepage:

ddccontrol was written by Oleg I. Vdovikin and Nicolas Boichat.
Copyright 2004 2005 Oleg I. Vdovikin (
Copyright 2004 2006 Nicolas Boichat (

This manual page was written by Roberto C. Sanchez .

July 26, 2006 DDCCONTROL(1)

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