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Configure Screen Rotation RaspberryPI

I have been playing with my Raspberry PI quite a lot lately, but one annoyance is that with some of the Operating Systems you can run on it, you cant change the screen rotation.  I use my Raspberry PI on a Dell Monitor that I have rotated 90 degrees.  Most of the time this monitor is used for producing documents on it, hence the rotation, but its a nice monitor with lots of inputs, so its great to use with the Raspberry PI.  Unfortunatly the OS I run (RISC OS 5) doesn’t support screen rotation natively.  However the Raspberry PI output can be rotated quite easily by simply telling the GPU to rotate the output.  You do this by editing one of the files in the root of the SD Card, config.txt. Depending on which Operating System your running on your Raspberry PI will depend on how simple or complex […]

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Screen flicker in VMware Fusion 4.x

Screen flicker in VMware Fusion 4.x

Lately I have been having issues with the screen in my VM running under Fusion flickering. This is particularly annoying when working in Visio and trying to draw up a diagram. It is not good for the eyes 🙂 The below screenshot shows the issue I have been experiencing: To stop the flicker enter the VM settings and turn off 3D Acceleration under the Display configuration.  You will need to Power off the VM before you can make this change.  Once the VM is powered on the screen will no longer flicker, therefore saving your eyesight 🙂

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