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How to Rotate Display in Ubuntu, Linux

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If you are using a tab, touchscreen laptops or any other device whose display can be rotated for different use cases and if it is running Ubuntu or any Linux - rotating a display can be tricky. This quick tutorial would help you how to rotate display using terminal and using a GUI.
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