Switching the orientation of the screen

Charles-Henri Gros charles-henri.gros+openmoko at m4x.org
Fri Dec 12 08:10:58 CET 2008

Robin Paulson wrote:
> 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

I've noticed that calibration is off if you xrandr twice in a row to the
same orientation. Getting back to -o normal fixes things.


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