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Fedora 25 flips upside down

asked 2017-05-06 22:58:28 -0600

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hi, try to make a dual boot with windows 10. when it started up before I click install, the screen flip upside down. figure it was nothing so I installed it. it's still upside down. I tried x-randr -o normal , try updating. I uninstall it till someone can help me with this please. Thank you!

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Is your device a modern mobile computer or tablet? In this case it might have orientation sensors. Maybe you can find something on the internet about orientation locking.

genodeftest gravatar imagegenodeftest ( 2017-05-11 14:38:17 -0600 )edit

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answered 2017-06-29 14:15:33 -0600

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Your laptop likely has an accelerometer inside. Gnome automatically detects that now and will rotate the screen accordingly. There should be a little icon at the bottom of the top-right corner menu that looks like a rotated rectangle. Rotate your laptop around until the screen is the right way up. Then click that icon so that it has a little lock on it. If it's the login screen that's rotated, you might have to do the same procedure again once you get logged in as a user.

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answered 2017-05-07 07:56:30 -0600

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Try this:

 xrandr --output VGA-0 --rotate normal

VGA-0 is your output/screen (whatever, I'm not familiar with the terminology). You can find it by running xrandr. That's mine:

    Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1024 x 768, maximum 4096 x 4096
VGA-0 connected primary ...

EDIT: Try inverted in place of normal if it the things stay the same.

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I tried and it still doesn't work. I wonder if it has to do with windows 10 UEFI/bios.

Ghost gravatar imageGhost ( 2017-05-07 19:24:32 -0600 )edit

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