How to rotate Yoga 370 screen

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Yoga 370

Even though the thinkpad-acpi module recognizes the Notebook-to-Tablet transformation event (0x60f0) the correct implementation of the screen rotation functionality is not possible because the acpi device method for determining the transformation state is currently unknown.

So in the meantime a little script helps out that triggers the rotation of the screen when executed while the device is tilted. The script was tested under Fedora 25 (4.10.13-200.fc25.x86_64).


#! /bin/bash 
/usr/bin/cat /sys/bus/iio/devices/iio\:device3/in_accel_x_raw

Allow the execution of this script with a sudoers.d file


yourUser ALL=(ALL) NOPASSWD: /usr/bin/

Now you can call this by a script or manual by clicking on a desktop file


[Desktop Entry]
Name=Screen Rotation
Exec=sudo /usr/bin/
Comment=Rotate the screen