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How can I rotate my notebook screen 90 degrees although 'xrandr --rotate' does not support it?

I've got an Acer Aspire E5-773G notebook with those graphics-related specs: Card-1: Intel Sky Lake Integrated Graphics Card-2: NVIDIA GM108M [GeForce 940M] Display Server: X.Org 1.18.3 driver: nvidia ...
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Where does Unity/Unity-Greeter Load X Configuration From?

On my setup, I have one monitor that has been rotated vertically, and another that is the usual horizontal orientation. I've set all the display settings in my GNOME shell so everything looks fine, ...
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Rotating monitor with a shortcut key [duplicate]

My Dell two in one laptop can be opened beyond 180 degrees to make an easel. However thi inverts the monitor. This is my prefered way of working with it at my desk at work where I have an external ...
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Laptop does not autorotate in Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome

My laptop is an Acer R3 131T. I installed Ubuntu 16.04 Gnome on it. However it does not autorotate the screen when I rotate the laptop. Autorotate worked perfectly fine on Windows 10. Gnome shows the ...
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Ubuntu 16.04 external monitor lags and won't rotate

I just installed a fresh Ubuntu 16.04 on my Lenovo P50, Nvidia M2000M graphics card. When I connect my Dell Ultrasharp U2713HM to the DisplayPort on my Lenovo Dock, and it displays the image fine in ...
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Screen autorotation and manual rotation issue with Ubuntu Gnome 16.04

I recently updated my Ubuntu 15.10 with Gnome desktop to 16.04. After the update I was suprised that the auto rotation on my Vaio Tap 11 (windows tablet with magnet mounted keyboard) did work for the ...
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Using “normal” Ubuntu on convertible with multitouch and so on

I'd like to run Ubuntu 16.04 (not Ubuntu Touch) on an Intel tablet or a convertible laptop. Are there drivers for support of multi-touch gestures, onscreen keyboard, GPS, rotation sensor etc. as used ...
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Auto screen rotation Dell Inspiron 7347

I have purchased this notebook and decided to use linux on it. The problem is the auto screen rotation and the Keyboard. In windows, when I turn it to tablet mode, it enables the on-screen keyboard ...
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Screen rotation on start up

I just installed Ubuntu 15.10 on my convertible laptop(hp 2760p) It has a button to turn the screen 90 degrees. I loved that it worked properly, but there is always a little BUT. I used this button, ...
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With 15.10, my mouse pointer is on only one display, my display resolutions are screwed up and my theme has ceased to function. How can this be fixed?

I've just upgraded from 15.04 to 15.10. Now when I log in, the resolutions of my two displays are screwed up (much lower than what they should be), one of them has lost its rotation setting and the ...
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Rotating screen xfce 15.04 (Xubuntu)

I have installed a Xubuntu 15.0 system with an Elo touchscreen, which works well... in landscape mode. I want to mount the screen in portrait mode, to make it accessible to both young and old, tall ...
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Crash after restart with new monitor settings

14.04, Dell Vostro 3546 Hi I went to Settings - Displays and set Rotation to Counterclockwise. That worked great, but after rebooting my system and logging in, nothing loaded. I got the normal mouse ...
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Ubuntu Screen rotation of 90° after successful login

As mentioned above, my screen loves to rotate 90 degrees after login. Standard Ubuntu installed. This input turns it normal again: felix@felix-LIFEBOOK-T4220:~$ xrandr --output LVDS1 --rotate normal ...
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Problem with xrandr rotation inverted

I have a lenovo x230t and have recently begun to retry with getting my screen rotation to work properly. I've been using the following: https://github.com/martin-ueding/thinkpad-scripts. But calling ...
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Black and white screen after “successful” LightDM login screen rotation in Ubuntu Mate 14.04

I have rotated LightDM login screen as suggested by Stephen and got black and white greeter (see photo). Sometimes the problem disappears after login, but occasionally it remains on session. I am ...
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2-in-1 Laptop tablet mode issues after installing a fresh version of Ubuntu

Currently, I am using a 2-in-1 Asus Model TP500LA and I decided to install a new version of Ubuntu (14.04). However, when I freshly installed it, I notice that the computer is unable to go into "...
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How to create a keyboard shortcut to rotate the monitor in Unity?

I am new to linux and I tried to set up a keyboard shortcut that would rotate my second screen, however, when I use the command nothing happens. Is there something else I have to configure to ensure ...
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Screen rotation on Lenovo Yoga 2 (not Pro)

How does one enable (automatic -if possible) screen rotation support for a Lenovo Yoga 2 13 running Ubuntu? The solutions I have tried that were intended for the Yoga 2 Pro and the Yoga 13 (e.g. here,...
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setting up a script to rotate scren Lenovo Yoga Thinkpad S1

I am trying to set up a Lenovo Yoga Thinkpad S1 to rotate the screen with the touch of a button but I am having a little trouble with the script that actually does the work. I have found the scripts ...
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rotated monitor. login screen needs rotation

I rotated my screen, and once I login, it works fine. But, the greeter (login) screen hasn't got the message that things are rotated 90 degrees. How can I change the rotation of the login screen? ...
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Configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate display globally?

How can you configure Ubuntu 13.10 to rotate the display globally (for LDM and all users)? I have an Intel graphics chipset with an x64 processor. lspci shows the following for my graphics chiset, ...
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How to keep the open windows in the right workspace while changing/rotating monitor?

when I plug in/out an external monitor monitor, or I rotate the laptop monitor, the windows/applications open in the several workspaces often mess up, such as in the following figure: How can ...
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How to control the screen rotation in ubuntu 12.10 via an icon on the panel?

Is there is a program that displays an icon in the panel, to control the rotation of the monitor?
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How to automatically resize the Dash when screen dimensions change?

I use a convertible thinkpad (x201t) and magick-rotation to rotate the screen by 90 degrees in tablet mode. Therefore after rotation the screen's width is only 800 points (the ordinary resolution is ...
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Font gets enlarged when rotating screen

I have a new ThinkPad X220 Tablet with Kubuntu 12.04. When I rotate the screen 90° with a script, the fonts of all programs that I open after the rotation have ugly huge fonts. #!/bin/sh # Find ...
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Dual-monitor (TwinView) vertical, rotated display: how to make mouse span horizontally?

In a dual-monitor configuration (I happen to employing NVIDIA, but not sure it matters), want to both: display each monitor vertically, in "portrait" mode (rotated, with xrandr(1)), and make mouse ...
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Organize desktop by name in a script

I've made a script to rotate my tablet, but after rotation the desktop icons are out of range (first image) and I have to manual click on 'Organize desktop by name' (second image). I want that my ...
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How to rotate one monitor and keep Compiz?

I was able to rotate one out of two monitors while using the latest nVidia driver (290.10 for Linux-x86_64), but the guide calls for using Xinerama which according to some is not compatible with ...