I am running into an issue with rotating a display. I am running a docked dell laptop and using two external displays. After boot when it goes to the login screen it displays only on my laptop display which I am not using unless I am out of the office. The secondary issue I am having is 22 inch display that is rotated vertically for viewing code, programming, etc. When I go into settings and set the screen to rotate and hit apply nothing happens. Any help with this would be appreciated.

  • Please update the question to include the model numbers of laptop, video device, and monitors, along with the video driver you are using.
    – Seth
    Oct 18 '17 at 23:02

Which graphics card is in the laptop?

Nvidia, intel or amd. The answer to what to do depends on that

you can use lspci | grep VGA to find the model of the card you are currently using.

You can screenshot a reply to me or write which one it is, depending on that I'll lik you to the right driver and how to install it

  • Dell Latitude-E5430-vPro 00:02.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 3rd Gen Core processor Graphics Controller (rev 09) Oct 20 '17 at 20:00
  • Can you try updating your intel graphics driver using the tool intel has provided on their website, and then try it again and tell me the result 01.org/linuxgraphics/downloads/… Oct 21 '17 at 11:41
  • It says the distro is not supported Checking if Intel graphics card available... • checking for i915 module in /sys/module • i915 module found Checking if Intel graphics card available... OK Retrieving information from 01.org... • fetching download.01.org/gfx/ilg-config.cfg • saving to /home/jacob/.ilg-config • fetched 1626 bytes • fetched 9818 bytes • fetched 12301 bytes • looking up [elementary loki] configuration Retrieving information from 01.org... OK Checking distribution... Failed Oct 30 '17 at 12:27

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