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Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 3:44 am
by Janlam
Information about my setup:

Dual boot Windows 10 Pro / Zorin OS 12.4 64-bit Ultimate
HP Envy 17t Laptop
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7-8550U CPU @ 1.80GHz × 8
Graphics: GeForce MX150/PCIe/SSE2
Memory: 15.6 GiB

Often the screen is upside down when I boot the laptop. As soon as I plug in an HDMI plug for a secondary monitor, the screen turns right side up. How can I fix this issue, as I do not always have the secondary monitor with me?

Thank you for any advice to resolve this annoyance.
Jan Lam

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Tue Mar 19, 2019 2:13 pm
by Swarfendor437
Hi, install dconf-editor and follow the advice given here:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/874487/ ... ly-changes

To learn about installing dconf-editor, download the unoffical manual I wrote for Zorin 12. ;) :D

Look for the manual link under Announcements.

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 6:31 pm
by Janlam
Swarfendor437 wrote:Hi, install dconf-editor and follow the advice given here:

https://askubuntu.com/questions/874487/ ... ly-changes

To learn about installing dconf-editor, download the unoffical manual I wrote for Zorin 12. ;) :D

Look for the manual link under Announcements.

Thank you so much for the reply. I didn't have much time to try to fix it, but as I was having other very annoying issues with OS 12.4, like the software manager that kept closing down on me, I since installed the OS 15 beta, and it is already so much better. The screen issue still happened a couple of times, but immediately turned the correct way.
Thanks again! We'll see how it goes.
JL

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Thu Mar 21, 2019 8:22 pm
by zorinantwerp
Hi
known bug
can you try in Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+t)
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gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.orientation active false

reboot
please advise outcome
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Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Fri Mar 22, 2019 3:22 am
by Janlam
zorinantwerp wrote:Hi
known bug
can you try in Terminal (Ctrl+Alt+t)
Code: Select all
gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.orientation active false

reboot
please advise outcome
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Thank you for your advice. I did as suggested. If the problem persists, I'll let you know.
Cheers.
JL

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Fri Jul 05, 2019 7:54 pm
by chrismanch
I too have the screen inverting problem. I tried entering the above command yesterday. Has been OK until just now when I was watching a YouTube video and the screen inverted again.
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Zorin OS 15 / Dual boot Win 10 pro
HP-Elitebook 9470m
Intel® Core™ i7-3667U CPU @ 2.00GHz × 4
Intel® Ivybridge Mobile

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 6:16 pm
by Swarfendor437
Have you tried following zorinantwerp's advice? ;)

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Thu Jul 11, 2019 7:04 pm
by chrismanch
I did and it still happens.

It seems to happen mostly when watching a video, has happened when watching a video on twitter, on VLC Media Player and while watching a video on Facebook. Occasionally happens when I am not at the PC.

Re: Upside down laptop monitor

PostPosted: Fri Jul 12, 2019 2:08 am
by Swarfendor437
Hi I'll flag this thread to Team Zorin. ;)