Switching the orientation of the screen

Robin Paulson robin.paulson at gmail.com
Thu Dec 11 11:53:48 CET 2008

2008/12/11 DJDAS <djdas at djdas.net>:
> Sorry for being a little OT, but what do you mean with "problems that
> are present when this is done from the
> commend-line, with xrandr"?
> If you mean the mess after the rotation (strange lines/graphic that
> fixes after a refresh) I noticed this doesn't appear using the gestures
> rotation, anyone knows why?

yes. how do you refresh, without restarting x server - could it be
done in a .sh script?

> If you mean misalignment of the touchscreen calibration, I noticed
> (speaking about gestures rotation) that this appears only when the

yes. i'm not using gestures, too unreliable for me. i've got 2 scripts, such as:

xrandr -o 0

to get portrait, and similar for landscape. both produce the same
problems, as does numptyphysics when it exits

> screen is rotated upside down (phone oriented vertically with "hole" on
> top ;) ), while the remaining three positions are well calibrated.
> Is there an explanation about this?
> Thank you in advance, bye!

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