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Mir Gets OpenGL-Based Screen Rotation Support

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Published on 22 January 2014 12:16 PM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Ubuntu
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Canonical's Mir Display Server for Ubuntu Linux now has screen rotation support in the form of implementing it via its OpenGL renderer.

To take care of a several month old feature request for Mir/XMir of "screen rotation support" via this Launchpad bug is now a screen rotation capability.

Mir Bzr revision 1345 notes, "Implement screen rotation in GLRenderer, for platforms which can't do it natively in DisplayBuffer."

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