Questions tagged [display-rotation]

Issues related to display rotation, regardless of display type.

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Applications open in one monitor are partially displayed in the second monitor

The applications running in the first monitor... seem to be partially appearing in second monitor and vice versa.
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Rotating Display Causes X11 to Restart Ubuntu Studio 22.04

Just upgraded to Ubuntu Studio 22.04 with a fresh install. I have an AMD Radeon HD 7750 with two Dell U2720Q 4k monitors both running 3840x2160. lshw -c video shows the driver=radeon. I need to rotate ...
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22.04 LTS - Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Screen doesn't automatically rotate

I just brought the afforementionned laptop, and obviously immediately removed Windows for Ubuntu. When I choose to rotate my screen, It doesn't want to, but the logo with the disabled touchpad appears....
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Login loop when rotating display in Ubuntu 22.04 X11

I just updated to 22.04 and I got into a login loop. After clearing ~/.config/monitors.xml, I narrowed down the problem to one of my monitors being rotated. I'm using 3 monitors: landscape (Samsung ...
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Weird screen glitch on screen rotation in Ubuntu 21.10

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 21.10 the screen rotation was wrong, and I've fixed that, but still every so often I'm getting a weird screen glitch. It's like the screen goes out of the actual screen ...
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Yoga 12 weird tabletmode behavior

I'm running Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS with kernel 5.13.0-28-generic. The Lenovo Yoga 12 has a 180 degree foldable display. When folding the screen it changes into what I call tabletmode and the keyboard and ...
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Screen rotation works in liveusb mode, but not after installing to disk

I tried many distros to see if screen rotation works for my Yoga 6 Ryzen 5 laptop. Finally, it worked on live ubuntu installer tryout perfectly. It also had a Lock screen rotation option in dropdown ...
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Ubuntu 21.10 on HP Envy Help- Help with missing features

I was hoping you might be able to help me out. I recently installed 21.10 on my HP Envy x360. I've got the Ryzen 5 4500u with radeon graphics. I was wondering about a few features that I'm hoping have ...
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Inputs of touchscreen mirrored when screen is flipped

My device is an inspiron 7306 2-in-1 convertible running Ubuntu 20.04 When rotating the device (e.g. upside down as in "tent" mode), the screen automatically flips. But then, touchscreen and ...
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Automatic rotations are flipped when rotating left or right [20.04.3]

I've recently reinstalled Ubuntu on an old laptop to see if this issue was fixed in the latest version but it seems I'm still experiencing it. My laptop has a g sensor and when I turn it around it ...
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Display glitches with multiple monitors

Whenever i open Chrome or a Chromium based app (discord for example) it causes my screen to flicker black and then when the displays come back on my display settings have been reverted to an old state....
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Monitor connected via eDP goes black for 1-2 seconds whenever I call xrandr

On my hardware there is only one single monitor attached at eDP-1. And whenever I call xrandr --query the monitor turns black for 1-2 seconds, although the command completes without an error. Also, I ...
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Unable to lock screen orientation in 21.10

I recently upgraded from 21.04 to 21.10 using the do-release-upgrade command. One minor nuisance I've encountered is the screen orientation occasionally switching from landscape to portrait when I'm ...
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Autorotate stopped working in tablet mode. Gnome 40 21.10

Updated Lenovo yoga 6 to Ubuntu 21.10. Gnome 40. Doesn't autorotate/go into tablet mode. Is there a fix to this? it lacks the "disable/enable autorotate" button and the on screen keyboard ...
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execute fbi image buffer inside a screen rotated Openbox instance

Ubuntu 20.04, I started Opnebox for a minimal x server with a rotated screen (using xrandr) and ran a python script at startUp. this script execute a VLC slideshow, image and video are correclty ...
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Ubuntu crashes when physically moving my laptop

So Ubuntu 20.04.3 LTS (linux 5.4.0-81-generic) seems to crash, more often than not, when I'm moving my laptop computer (Lenovo Yoga 920) from one place to the other. Previously, Ubuntu seemed to ...
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Default portrait mode for Ubuntu 20.04.1 lts

I am needing to have Ubuntu default to portrait mode rather than landscape regardless of what monitor I plug into. Everywhere I searched either suggested manually changing the screens, or using xrandr,...
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Gnome 3.38 doesn't rotates screen automatically

Ubuntu 20.04 with Gnome 3.36 used to rotate screen automatically when I rotated the device, the new Ubuntu 20.10 with Gnome 3.38 doesn't do it. I've tried with ctrl+oto see if the automatic rotation ...
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Screen Rotation on 20.04 with Gnome 3.36 not working as expected

I have the following problem: Screen rotation works like a charm but there is an annoying problem: When i try to open a video in fullscreen mode the screen orientation switches after about 2 seconds (...
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Screen rotation shortcuts in login without editing files

I have a netbook that allows screen rotation. The problem is that it only will rotate sideways, and once it does, won't get horizontal again, no matter how I move the machine. To add to the problem, ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 install on new Lenovo Ideapad 5 AMD - No sreen rotation option, Tablet mode dyfunctional and no fingerprint option

Just bought a new a Lenovo Ideapad 5 with AMD Ryzen 4500. Dual booting Ubuntu and Windows 10. The following features are missing despite following the steps in Ubuntu Wiki Documentation. Any solutions ...
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Ubuntu 20.04 - screen keeps rotating on its own [duplicate]

I installed Ubuntu 20.04 on a Dell Latitude laptop. After a few minutes, the screen suddenly rotated 90 degrees to the right. It just seemed to have happened on its own. Possibly shortly after ...
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Kubuntu sddm rotated login screen (20.04)

The login screen has the wrong rotation(portrait). After I log in the rotation is like it should be (landscape). Where/how do I change the screen rotation of the login screen for kubuntu sddm? I am ...
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How to emulate a vertical screen in Xubuntu guest?

I am using an Xubuntu guest virtual machine with Virt-Manager, Spice, and QXL. I want to rotate the virtual display to be vertical so as to fit my monitor. Stuff I tried: Settings > Display in ...
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Dual monitor setup with portrait monitor - How to turn off artificially larger screen?

I think I'm turning slightly mad with this problem. I can't seem to find any other questions or solutions regarding this, yet it seems like a scenario a lot of ubuntu developers would have encountered ...
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Ubuntu changes automatic screen orientation on login

On a 2-in-1 laptop (HP Spectre x360) running Ubuntu 20.04 the default screen orientation is left upon user login. Other users are unaffected, and when rotation is unlocked the display functions as ...
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Display on second monitor misbehaves in portrait mode with Nvidia GTX GPU on Ubuntu 20.04

After upgrading to Ubuntu 20.04 today I found that my monitor configuration is not working properly any more. I have a 4k primary display in landscape and a 1080p secondary display in portrait (right) ...
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Running Kubuntu on 2 -1 tablet (Dell Latitude 5175)

After a long uphill battle to get linux running on my tablet I finally decided to write here. I am trying to run a stable linux distro on my 2 in 1 tablet with touchscreen functionality and all the ...
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Laptop Screen Rotation Dell Inspiron 7348 / 7359 Kubuntu

I have a Dell Inspiron 7348 / 7359 that folds into a tablet mode. This works really well and the screen rotates etc in ubuntu. In kubuntu it does not. Any way to set this up? Thanks
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How to configure the screen rotation on Ubuntu

I have purchased a Teclast f5 and I have installed an Ubuntu 18LTS. Everything works really fine except the screen rotation. In my case, it is working the opposite as expected. I mean, when the laptop ...
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Screen rotates 90 degrees after shutting lid

I've recently installed Ubuntu 19.10 on my laptop and come across the issue where whenever I close the lid of my laptop to put it to sleep, when I re-open the laptop the screen is rotated 90 degrees ...
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There's no orientation setting in the display settings

Ubuntu Version: 18.04 platform: tablet I can use "xrandr --output DSI-1 --rotate right" to rotate the display. But there is NO orientation options in the Settings --> Devices --> Display. Could I ...
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Screen rotates after closing HP laptop's lid with Ubuntu 18.04.2

I have checked other posts about randomly rotating screens, and screens that rotate after sleep. I have tried the following to no avail: Lock screen rotation: Problem persists. Disable GNOME ...
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Change resolution/rotation without display server

I have a Galaxy Book 10.6" tablet with a 1920*1280 display, but for whatever reason Ubuntu (and every other Linux based OS) thinks it's 1280*1920. How can I change the resolution without simply ...
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How to rotate built in display in 18.04 (without losing external monitor !)

I have a similar setup to the one described here, laptop in tent mode with external monitor on HDMI. It is no longer possible to specify the built-in display orientation via the GUI (why ?) and when I ...
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Lenovo MIIX 300-10iby Touchscreen rotation, and charging issue

I am new in Linux environment, but i know some stuff. I've just installed Ubuntu 19.04 Desktop on my Lenovo MIIX 300 and it got issues with screen rotation. I've removed iio-sensor-proxy and to rotate ...
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Trying to install Ubuntu on my laptop, screen gets stuck in vertical mode, and wont rotate out of it

So im trying to install Ubuntu on a laptop of mine, i had been running Debain, and my GF will now be using it. So i wanted something i little more user friendly for here. However, for some reason when ...
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Wrong orientation on Tablet running ubuntu 18.10

Have ubuntu 18.10 installed on a nuvision TM800W610L tablet. The accelerometer seems to be working as the desktop rotates when I rotate the tablet but the orientation is off. Holding it upright (...
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How do I rotate the screen by X degrees?

I am creating an interactive project which runs on lubuntu (with nvidia drivers) and where the screen is tilted by 42 degrees. I would like to counteract this rotation in the viewport by rotating it ...
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Video Play Rotate Automatically

When I play a video(both in video player and browsers) on my ubuntu 18.04 TLS it runs smoothly but after a while the display reverse to it automatically.It happens each and every time I play videos.It ...
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Can Ubuntu dock be at the bottom when screen is rotated? [duplicate]

I have a touchy laptop, and with Ubuntu 18, the screen rotates with it. Superb. However, normally the dock is at the left (which for screen real estate is optimal), but when the screen is in portrait ...
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Two-finger-scroll won't autorotate (18.10)

I have a Dell Precision 5530 2-in-1 and with Ubuntu 18.10 everything works ridiculously well. There is one (admittedly rather minor) issue though. When I go into tablet mode the two-finger-scroll won'...
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Thinkpad rotation scripts

I've got a Thinkpad X230 tablet on which I installed Ubuntu Mate 16.04, and I've used Martin Ueding's thinkpad-script PPA to get the screen to rotate. This has worked for all upgrades. And then I ...
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Screen will not rotate on ubuntu 18.04

I'm running ubuntu on a Intel atom powered cheapo 2in1 tablet (RCA Cambio model w101sa23t2), and after a lot of time everything seems okay except for one huge issue. The screen is rotated 90 degrees ...
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Ubuntu displays out of rotation on wake from sleep

OS: Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Problem: I have a triple monitor setup and on wake from sleep, the orientation goes crazy. All displays are out of rotation. i.e they're back at horizontal, when their normal ...
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Missing options in settings screens but they appear when searched for

Recently installed 18.10 on my HP Elitebook 840 G2 after windows decided to stop logging me in (nothing of value lost) Two teething issues Despite the Fingerprint reader being detected in lsusb I ...
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Set up autorotate of screen in 18.10 with Wayland

I tried following this guide which apparently worked back in 2016. Is there an equivalent method that might work with Wayland? I saw somewhere that Gnome now supports it but my display settings only ...
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What script is responsible for auto-screen rotation in Ubuntu 18.04?

Screen rotation works well, but on my ASUS Transformer Mini, the pen input is rotated incorrectly. I discovered the correct command to rotate it, but I first need to know what script is called to ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 - Screen goes black when rotated to portrait mode

I'm running Ubuntu 18.04 on a Lenovo X1 Yoga with touchscreen capabilities. When I rotate the laptop to portrait mode, the screen just goes black. When I rotate back to landscape, the screen returns....
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How save Xrandr orientation change settings [duplicate]

Hello When I turn on my Lap Top the screen rotated 90 deg. (Both of login screen and desktop screen). So I use this code to rotate screen xrandr -o normal but the first problem is: this code is just ...
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