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edid-decode(1) [centos man page]

edid-decode(1)						      General Commands Manual						    edid-decode(1)

NAME
edid-decode - Decode EDID data in human-readable format SYNOPSIS
edid-decode [in] [out] DESCRIPTION
edid-decode decodes EDID monitor description data in human-readable format. It takes zero, one, or two arguments. If invoked with no arguments it reads from standard input and writes to standard output. With one argument, the file named by the argument is read instead. With two arguments, normal output is suppressed, and the binary EDID blob is written to the file named by the second argument. Input files may be raw binaries or ASCII text. ASCII input is scanned for hex dumps; heuristics are included to search for hexdumps in xrandr(1) property output and Xorg(1) log file formats, otherwise the data is treated as a raw hexdump. EDID blocks for connected monitors can be found in /sys/class/drm/*/edid on modern Linux systems with kernel modesetting support. NOTES
Not all fields are decoded, or decoded completely. Some fields' decoding may appear to corrupt the output (for example, detailed string sections have their contents printed literally). edid-decode does attempt to validate its input against the relevant standards, but its opinions have not been double-checked with the relevant standards bodies, so they may be wrong. Do not rely on the output format, as it will likely change in future versions of the tool as additional fields and extensions are added. SEE ALSO
Xorg(1), xrandr(1) AUTHORS
edid-decode was written by Adam Jackson, with contributions from Eric Anholt, Damien Lespiau, and others. For complete history and the latest version, see http://cgit.freedesktop.org/xorg/app/edid-decode/ edid-decode(1)

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BASE64(1)							   User Commands							 BASE64(1)

NAME
base64 - base64 encode/decode data and print to standard output SYNOPSIS
base64 [OPTION]... [FILE] DESCRIPTION
Base64 encode or decode FILE, or standard input, to standard output. Mandatory arguments to long options are mandatory for short options too. -d, --decode decode data -i, --ignore-garbage when decoding, ignore non-alphabet characters -w, --wrap=COLS wrap encoded lines after COLS character (default 76). Use 0 to disable line wrapping --help display this help and exit --version output version information and exit With no FILE, or when FILE is -, read standard input. The data are encoded as described for the base64 alphabet in RFC 3548. When decoding, the input may contain newlines in addition to the bytes of the formal base64 alphabet. Use --ignore-garbage to attempt to recover from any other non-alphabet bytes in the encoded stream. GNU coreutils online help: <http://www.gnu.org/software/coreutils/> Report base64 translation bugs to <http://translationproject.org/team/> AUTHOR
Written by Simon Josefsson. COPYRIGHT
Copyright (C) 2013 Free Software Foundation, Inc. License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>. This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it. There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. SEE ALSO
The full documentation for base64 is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and base64 programs are properly installed at your site, the command info coreutils 'base64 invocation' should give you access to the complete manual. GNU coreutils 8.22 June 2014 BASE64(1)

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