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Am 30.01.2012 12:12, schrieb Bernhard Hummel:
> hey another answer cool !!! - you are the best
> 
please make sure that you send this to xorg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx.


> the problem was:
> i have an netbook with this os and i wanted to invert the desktop screen
> because i made myself a convenience form wood so i can do my computing
> in a lying position. i did an computer upgrade for another person and
> there i recognized that screen rotation was possible so i upgraded my
> netbook also to ubuntu 11.10, but this feature doesn`t seem to work
> here. The only hope i still have so far is that there is a eeebuntu
> desktop os. i know that my netbook has intel drivers. i tried the hwinfo
> command but i couldn`t find detailed information.
> 

When you have a working X it should be possible to change the setup with xrandr only.

re,
 wh



> Best Regarts
> Bernhard   
>  
> 
> Am Montag, den 30.01.2012, 09:36 +0100 schrieb walter harms:
>>
>> Am 30.01.2012 08:40, schrieb Bernhard Hummel:
>>> First thanks for your quick response!
>>>
>>> i downloaded the documentation on xorg. Maybe this rotation matter is
>>> there explained. 
>>>
>>
>> you can use xrandr all time.
>>
>>> i searched and searched trought the internet yesterday but none of the
>>> instructions on how to generate the xorg.conf file worked. 
>>>
>>> i tryed even this
>>> sudo service lightdm stop
>>> sudo Xorg -configure  
>>> and in the ubuntuguide: sudo dpkg-reconfigure xserver.xorg
>>> sudo service lightdm start
>>> really nothing worked!
>>
>> It would help if you could explain what exactly the error is.
>> You should have access to /var/log/Xorg.0.log that will show
>> what is going on.
>>
>> I do not now what is ubuntu doing right now, but for testing it
>> is best to reduce everything to basic level.
>> 1. stop your display manager (i assume that will bring you back to
>> a real commandline)
>> 2. start X direcly  - maybe you will see some errors here already
>>
>> hope that helps,
>>
>>> the system asked me for a module vmwgfx ...
>>>
>>
>> No idea what this means but may this helps:
>> http://vmware-forum.de/viewtopic.php?t=22552
>>
>>
>> re,
>>  wh
>>
>>> i am not an expert on xserver - the documentation is really huge
>>> Did i have to preinstall several modules first?
>>>
>>> Thanks for your infos
>>> Bernhard 
>>>
>>> Am Sonntag, den 29.01.2012, 13:58 +0100 schrieb walter harms:
>>>> Hi Bernhard,
>>>>
>>>> these days there is no special need for a xorg.conf if your system
>>>> is identified correctly.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> screen rotation is supported by your gfx-driver or not.
>>>> you can use xrandr --rotate normal,inverted,left,right
>>>> to realize it.
>>>>
>>>> hope that helps,
>>>>  wh
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> Am 29.01.2012 13:34, schrieb Bernhard Hummel:
>>>>> Dear Support Autor,
>>>>>
>>>>> i want to ask, how to generate a xorg.conf file for my system form the
>>>>> standard settings and how to enable screen rotation.
>>>>>
>>>>> Much Thanks for your infomation
>>>>> Bernhard
>>>>>
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