Getting monitor resolutions when xorg isn't running

David Sveningsson ext at
Fri Feb 19 07:47:58 PST 2010

On 2010-02-19 16:27, John Tapsell wrote:
> On 19 February 2010 14:53, David Sveningsson<ext at>  wrote:
>> Hi, is it possible to get a list of supported resolutions for a monitor,
>> similar to using xrandr, but even if xorg hasn't been started?
> sudo apt-get install xresprobe
> sudo  ddcprobe | grep ^mode:

Thanks, good enough. I had to build it from source since I don't run a 
debian-based distribution.

But does xresprobe deal with multiple monitors?

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