I have verified the xorg packages in xenial-proposed on some laptop with
NVIDIA Graphics and it does fix the problem.
** Tags removed: verification-needed-xenial
** Tags added: verification-done-xenial
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Please drop debian/patches/disable-rotation-transform-gpuscreens.patch
Status in xorg-server package in Ubuntu:
Status in xorg-server source package in Xenial:
Display rotation does not work when the NVIDIA driver is used. This is caused
by a distro patch to xserver which disables it, because the NVIDIA driver had
issues in the past.
NVIDIA Graphics driver 375.66 has supported the rotation since Ubuntu
Install nvidia blob, try to rotate with xrandr or the display capplet.
No other distro shipped with such a patch, so there should be minimal risk of
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