Switching the orientation of the screen

Clemens Dörrhöfer cmd at gmx.net
Thu Dec 11 11:28:43 CET 2008

Robin Paulson wrote:
> 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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Since it just uses xrandr the answer must be no.
It is just a handy gui for xrandr not more.
But so far I did not run into major broblems with xrandr, that is not 
with 2008.9.

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