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On my laptop running kali the screen started rotating randomly, sometimes it gets inverted, others left or right. I found the command xrandr -o normal to fix it but that is temporal, a few minutes later it changes orientation for no reason and i hate going back to the terminal and using that over and over again, so if someone knew how to stop it i would be grateful.

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    I suppose you have iio-proxy-sensor installed in your system by default. This utility reports the status of the orientation sensor to your DE environment which in turn rotates the screen. Have a look in this post to see how you will identify where is the bug. It could be the iio-sensor-proxy that gives wrong commands to your DE : unix.stackexchange.com/questions/335260/… – George Vasiliou Jan 31 '17 at 1:12
  • I've just removed the 'iio-sensor-proxy' that was installed, as suggested in the link you gave me, but this keeps on happening – agustinsantellan Jan 31 '17 at 1:26
  • What is your desktop environment? Did you reboot after removal? – George Vasiliou Jan 31 '17 at 7:01
  • I just figured out what was wrong, the accelerometer, so i disabled It. So far, the problem is solved – agustinsantellan Jan 31 '17 at 7:25