how a display is positioned relative to the device showing it; most commonly refers to Portrait (tall and narrow) or Landscape (short and wide) but may also relate to upside down or laterally inverted displays

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Ubuntu Touch Lockscreen and App Home screen stuck in landscape

I just installed Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 (2013) tablet based on this guide. Everything works great, but I can't get the lockscreen or the App Home screen out of landscape. I tried locking the ...
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How can I quickly toggle monitor orientation with a shortcut key?

While looking if someone asked this question before, I landed on this for Windows. I'd like to do something similar (shortcut or terminal alias/command) on Linux/Ubuntu to be able to quickly switch ...
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Lock the rotation of the Scopes and Welcome screen in portrait mode on tablet

Last update Ubuntu Touch on my Nexus 7 to 16.04 (r3) lock the rotation of the Scopes and Welcome screen in landscape mode. This is extremely inconvenient for me. Is it possible to unlock rotation or ...
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Server 14.04.3 LTS Display Orientation

I'm pretty new to Ubuntu but I am currently trying to use a server version to display an application for a stripped down kiosk. I've got Ubuntu booting up into the application I want at startup, ...
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Incorrect orientation of thumbnails in Nautilus (“Files”) using 14.04 [duplicate]

In Files 3.10.1 (formerly Nautilus) I display thumbnails when viewing a folder of images. If the orientation of some images is wrong (i.e. landscape format displaying as portrait, or vice versa) I ...
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How can you set the left right orientation of webcam?

I am using cheese and the WebCam is putting right left the wrong way round. Is there a way to solve this? It's an annoying problem, don't know why developers don't put this switch in to the basic ...
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How to lock ubuntu device orientation in portrait or landscape from user input?

I am working on a reader app to be used on Ubuntu-Touch. When reading books from the app it would be a helpful feature to lock the orientation in either portrait or landscape. This would be useful ...
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Ubuntur 12.04 - Background Wallpaper shows portrait photo in landscape orientation

I want to have some portrait-oriented (longer vertical than horizontal dimensions) jpg files for my wallpaper, but they keep being displayed in landscape-orientation (rotated anti-clockwise 90deg). ...
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How can I configure the login screen to be displayed in portrait orientation?

I just started using linux, and I have one question. I have a monitor that I rotated 90◦ clockwise, so it, being rectangle shaped, is taller than it is wider. Using the system settings in Ubuntu, I ...