Switching the orientation of the screen

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 11:19:58 CET 2008

2008/12/11 Clemens Dörrhöfer <cmd at gmx.net>:
> I am starting to learn pygtk and my "helloworld" Project is this primitiv
> gui, which lets you switch the orientatin of the screen. I don't like the
> automatic switching and with the help of this, I can do it manually.
> It's not pretty, but it works. If you find it usefull, feel free to use. The
> tar archive contains a mercurial repository so don't hesitate to send me
> changelogs if you come along big programming sins.

does it cure the problems that are present when this is done from the
commend-line, with xrandr?

i've been using a shell script, but find switching orientation more
than about 3 times will give problems like a misaligned screen and
screen artefacts, that need an x restart

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