rotating the screen

Olivier Fourdan fourdan at
Mon Jun 13 20:51:02 CEST 2005

Hi Edscott

Try removing $HOME/.config/xfce4/mcs_settings/display.xml and restart
your session.

There might be some issues related to the size and rotation (either in or on the driver, don't know exactly)


On Sun, 2005-06-12 at 22:03 -0500, Edscott Wilson Garcia wrote:
> Recently nvidia updated their linux driver so that you can rotate your
> screen with "xrandr -o right". This feature is especially nice for those
> lcd screens you can rotate and place in portrait position and thus see a
> page of text like a "page of text". This is already posible in the open
> source "nv" driver, but much slower.
> The problem with the "nvidia" driver is that once you start X, xfwm4,
> xfce4-panel, xfdesktop4 don't work quite right. Xfwm4, for example, will
> maximize window to 768x768 instead of 768x1024. Xfce4-panel will use a
> width of 1024 (placing part of it off screen). 
> Killing and restarting applications does not seem to help. Does anyone
> know of how to use the nvidia driver instead of the nv driver with a
> rotated screen under xfce4? Or maybe the rotate feature is just too
> buggy in nvidia driver?
> TIA for any suggestions or pointers.

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