ddccontrol - A tool to configure monitor settings via DDC/CI

Distribution: openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository: openSUSE Hardware all
Package name: ddccontrol
Package version: 0.4.2+20140105+git9d89d8c
Package release: 5.17
Package architecture: i586
Package type: rpm
Installed size: 78.46 KB
Download size: 32.51 KB
Official Mirror: ftp.gwdg.de
ddccontrol allows to change monitor settings, such as brightness and contrast, without using the monitor's hardware buttons.


  • ddccontrol = 0.4.2+20140105+git9d89d8c-5.17
  • ddccontrol(x86-32) = 0.4.2+20140105+git9d89d8c-5.17

    Install Howto

    1. Add the openSUSE Hardware repository:
      # zypper addrepo http://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/opensuse/repositories/hardware/openSUSE_Tumbleweed/ opensuse-hardware
    2. Install ddccontrol rpm package:
      # zypper install ddccontrol


    • /usr/bin/ddccontrol
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/AUTHORS
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/COPYING
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/ChangeLog
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/NEWS
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/README
    • /usr/share/doc/packages/ddccontrol/TODO
    • /usr/share/man/man1/ddccontrol.1.gz


    2016-10-17 - jengelh@inai.de - Set proper Requires, Group, BuildArch and collect all directories in %files.

    2016-10-14 - mstaudt@suse.com - ddccontrol.spec: Remove AUTHORS sections

    2016-02-10 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - Change source archive name to include last commit date - Streamline udev rule handling in .spec file - Simplify .spec file

    2016-02-10 - sndirsch@suse.com - specfile + don't use git commit in version, since it's not considered future proof for obvious reasons + replace lib Buildrequires by pkgconfig file buildrequires in order to make it package name independant + lib should require udev + move autogen.sh from %setup to %build section + remove unneeded .la file + add /usr/lib/udev/{,rules.d} directory to filelist (not sure why this is needed when udev is already required though)

    2016-02-09 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - libddccontrol depends on ddccontrol-db, add dependency

    2016-02-09 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - Added udev rule to allow access to I2C buses on VGA adapters

    2016-02-09 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - Check in rpmlintrc

    2016-02-09 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - Remove pciutils-devel from BuildRequires - we don't build ddcpci

    2016-02-09 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - Simplify .spec - Add remaining documentation - Add rpmlintrc to silence warning on duplicate icons (they're not)

    2016-02-08 - maximilian.staudt@suse.com - ddccontrol.spec: Include ideas from sbrabec's spec file, split -doc