Re: X that supports rotation?
On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 04:05:15PM -0600, Kent West wrote:
> stan wrote:
> >On Tue, Nov 04, 2003 at 11:32:30AM -0600, Kent West wrote:
> >>stan wrote:
> >>>Is there a version of X available for Debian that supports rotating my
> >>>screen into portrait mode?
> >>It depends on your video driver (and I suppose, whether your LCD panel
> >>can handle it). For example, if you have an NV driver, you can run "man
> >>nv" and search for "rotate" for further info.
> >OK, the card in teh machine in question is a Radeon.
> I see there's no man page for radeon. I did a quick google for "option
> rotate radeon" and got several returns that look fairly promising, but
> not having a radeon I didn't bother to do any further research. I'd
> suggest just trying the option, something like:
> #Option "Rotate"
I judge by this. that it's a "permanent" rotation? I was hoping for the
abailty to dynamicly switch.
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