Ubuntu: Login screen upside down after upgrading to 17.10


My login screen is upside down, and I don't know how to fix it. My GNOME desktop was upside down as well. I managed to correct that by running xrandr --output eDP-1-1 --rotate normal and that setting has managed to stick, but it has had no effect on the login screen. How do I fix it?

For background info, this is on my MSI GS60 6QE laptop, with a GeForce GTX 970M GPU, using the latest nvidia drivers (384.90)

Thank you.


I found the correct answer for this problem. You need to add a xrandr command to the /etc/gdm3/Init/Default file. In my case, I added xrandr --output eDP-1-1 --rotate normal just above the exit 0 line at the bottom. Of course that output parameter is specific to my hardware, but if anyone else is suffering from this, just run xrandr --listmonitors to isolate what the proper value for --output should be for you.


I got it, it was as easy as hitting this little button here:

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GNOME seems to treat the desktop as though it was running on a tablet. I tried deactivating org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.orientation.active (mentioned as a solution to the problem in an earlier Ubuntu version) on my laptop. It worked for a while but then stopped.

So I don't have a good solution, but you could try treating your machine as if it was a tablet and tilt it around a bit to see if you can get things back to the correct orientation. It's not satisfactory, but it works for me.

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