Disable screen rotation

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Disable screen rotation

Post by TheObserver » Sat Jul 22, 2017 5:20 am

Hello, I have a problem with my girlfriends laptop which has a touchscreen that is also able to rotate. The rotation unfortunately doesn't work so I'd like to disable it.
I tried: gsettings set org.cinnamon.settings-daemon.peripherals.touchscreen orientation-lock true
But that doesn't work. The machine is a Sony Vaio Fit multi-flip SVF13N1L2E

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System:    Host: Sony Kernel: 4.8.0-53-generic x86_64 (64 bit gcc: 5.4.0)
           Desktop: Cinnamon 3.4.3 (Gtk 3.18.9-1ubuntu3.3) dm: lightdm Distro: Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya
Machine:   System: Sony product: SVF13N1L2ES v: C10K2FDF Chassis: type: 10
           Mobo: Sony model: VAIO Bios: Insyde v: R1130VA date: 09/19/2014
CPU:       Dual core Intel Core i5-4200U (-HT-MCP-) cache: 3072 KB
           flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx) bmips: 9179
           clock speeds: min/max: 800/2600 MHz 1: 1599 MHz 2: 1600 MHz 3: 2056 MHz 4: 1600 MHz
Graphics:  Card: Intel Haswell-ULT Integrated Graphics Controller bus-ID: 00:02.0 chip-ID: 8086:0a16
           Display Server: X.Org 1.18.4 drivers: intel (unloaded: fbdev,vesa)
           Resolution: 1920x1080@60.01hz
           GLX Renderer: Mesa DRI Intel Haswell Mobile GLX Version: 3.0 Mesa 12.0.6 Direct Rendering: Yes
Audio:     Card-1 Intel 8 Series HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:1b.0 chip-ID: 8086:9c20
           Card-2 Intel Haswell-ULT HD Audio Controller
           driver: snd_hda_intel bus-ID: 00:03.0 chip-ID: 8086:0a0c
           Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture v: k4.8.0-53-generic
Network:   Card: Intel Wireless 7260 driver: iwlwifi bus-ID: 02:00.0 chip-ID: 8086:08b1
           IF: wlp2s0 state: up mac: <filter>
Drives:    HDD Total Size: 128.0GB (36.6% used)
           ID-1: /dev/sda model: SAMSUNG_MZNTD128 size: 128.0GB serial: S15YNYAD840169
Partition: ID-1: / size: 109G used: 37G (35%) fs: ext4 dev: /dev/sda2
           ID-2: swap-1 size: 8.48GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap dev: /dev/sda3
RAID:      System: supported: N/A
           No RAID devices: /proc/mdstat, md_mod kernel module present
           Unused Devices: none
Sensors:   System Temperatures: cpu: 61.0C mobo: N/A
           Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Repos:     Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google-chrome.list
           deb [arch=amd64] http: //dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main
           Active apt sources in file: /etc/apt/sources.list.d/official-package-repositories.list
           deb http: //mirror.karneval.cz/pub/linux/linuxmint/packages sonya main upstream import backport
           deb http: //ubuntu.task.gda.pl/ubuntu xenial main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: //ubuntu.task.gda.pl/ubuntu xenial-updates main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: //ubuntu.task.gda.pl/ubuntu xenial-backports main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: //security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ xenial-security main restricted universe multiverse
           deb http: //archive.canonical.com/ubuntu/ xenial partner
Info:      Processes: 289 Uptime: 14:42 Memory: 2650.5/7878.7MB
           Init: systemd v: 229 runlevel: 5 default: 2 Gcc sys: 5.4.0
           Client: Unknown python2.7 client inxi: 2.2.35
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