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How do I change the default screen rotation for my gnome desktop? Is there anyway I can change the monitor settings without logging in?

Two monitors rotated

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You can do so by modifying the Xorg.conf by adding the line

Section "Monitor"
     Identifier      "Monitor1"
     Option  "Rotate"        "left"
EndSection

or after login use the xrandr command as:

xrandr --output DVI-2 --rotate left

Replace DVI-2 and left as per your requirement

xrandr solution will be effective till session exist. On reboot, the changes will be lost whereas xorg.conf setting will be reboot-persistant

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