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Old 10-15-2010, 05:43 PM   #1
waterox
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dual head monitors under Nvidia with a twist


I have an Nvidia card that supports two monitors. Actually I have it setup. The problem I am having is I want to turn one of my monitors sideways so I can read forms easier. I can do this with just one monitor. RandR works fine with that. But it seems that when the system makes the two monitors into one long one it will not allow me to tweak the rotation in RandR.

Is there something I am missing. I deal with a lot of contracts and forms. And when I am reading them I hate scrolling. So I thought this could be an option. I have searched the net for 6 hours now. Maybe I do not know what I should be searching for.
 
Old 10-15-2010, 07:43 PM   #2
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You won't be able to do it with RandR. nVidia's twinview presents all of your monitors as one big monitor to X. If anything, you'd have to rotate the entire twinview screen. I'm not sure if they have one, but you'd need to find an nVidia-specific setting to do this. If it's not in the nVidia display GUI, you probably can't do it at all. Sorry.

You will be able to do this type of stuff with xf86-video-nouveau.
 
  


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