USB HID Monitor control utility
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README.md

usbmonctl - USB HID Monitor Control Utility

Controls higher-end monitors with USB port that comply with USB Monitor Control Class Specification.

Requirements:

Linux, GCC, Make

Compilation:

$ make

Installation:

# make install

This installs usbmonctl to /usr/bin and 95-usbmonctl-monitor.rules to /etc/udev/rules.d. The udev rule is needed to allow non-root users to control a monitor. It sets group "video" on all hiddev* devices that are USB HID monitors.

Usage:

Tested and working monitors:

Monitor name USB ID
Samsung SyncMaster 757DFX 0x0419:0x8002
Samsung SyncMaster 765MB 0x0419:0x8002
Eizo FlexScan HD2441W 0x056d:0x0002
Eizo FlexScan S1921 0x056d:0x0002