Trying to install Manjaro on a Thomson laptop


I have problems when i try to install Manjaro on the laptop of my girlfriend.

First problem : with any DE screen result inverted at start up.I have to rotate it to the right position.

Then even if the screen is in normal position the settings reminds inverted.

Normally the settings are located on the left side so even if the screen is normal i have to go on the left top side to find the setting with the mouse.Of course i don’t see anything in this left side because the settings are usaually on the right in normal location.It’s like the screen is normal but the settings reminds inverted… so weird.I never saw that before.

Second problem : there is no sound.The driver in use is the essx8336.

I tried to change the iso but this laptop gives me a lot of problems…

Any idéa ?

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I tried different things and installations but i can’t fix this weird problem.Diagonal inverted screen reminds.I don’t really know how to explain this problem so i took pictures from the live usb of Manjaro.

As you can see the screen seem to be normal but look at the upper left hand corner.The mouse is there and on the right side you can see the mouse hover on the day and date.Like i said before : the screen is normal but the settings reminds inverted…

Don’t blame me i can’t copy and paste the shell easily because of this problem.

When i go to /etc/X11/xorg.conf.d i have only the keyboard.conf

Here is the picture of lspci.

Picture of mhwd -li

Picture of inxi -Faz

Don’t be so aggressive. See here for other options:

Please provide the link output by:

xrandr |  | curl -F 'f:1=<-'

That’s nice 'n short.

xrandr | curl -F 'sprunge=<-'

See below if you struggle to provide a link:

You just had to choose the 1 thats not working right now. :sweat_smile:
Even sprunge has been resurrected.

But at the moment



Murphy. I don’t like him.

But OK, then this:

xrandr | curl -F 'sprunge=<-'

Thanks for the tips ! i didn’t know the existence of sprunge :slight_smile:

Here is the output of xrandr

Screen 0: minimum 320 x 200, current 1440 x 900, maximum 16384 x 16384
eDP-1 connected primary 1440x900+0+0 (normal left inverted right x axis y axis) 518mm x 333mm
   1440x900      60.00*+  50.00  
   1400x900      59.96    59.88  
   1440x810      60.00    59.97  
   1368x768      59.88    59.85  
   1280x800      59.99    59.97    59.81    59.91  
   1280x720      60.00    59.99    59.86    59.74  
   1024x768      60.04    60.00  
   960x720       60.00  
   928x696       60.05  
   896x672       60.01  
   1024x576      59.95    59.96    59.90    59.82  
   960x600       59.93    60.00  
   960x540       59.96    59.99    59.63    59.82  
   800x600       60.00    60.32    56.25  
   840x525       60.01    59.88  
   864x486       59.92    59.57  
   700x525       59.98  
   800x450       59.95    59.82  
   640x512       60.02  
   700x450       59.96    59.88  
   640x480       60.00    59.94  
   720x405       59.51    58.99  
   684x384       59.88    59.85  
   640x400       59.88    59.98  
   640x360       59.86    59.83    59.84    59.32  
   512x384       60.00  
   512x288       60.00    59.92  
   480x270       59.63    59.82  
   400x300       60.32    56.34  
   432x243       59.92    59.57  
   320x240       60.05  
   360x202       59.51    59.13  
   320x180       59.84    59.32  
DP-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)
HDMI-1 disconnected (normal left inverted right x axis y axis)

Do you see something wrong ?



Try the following:

Whoops, again!

To invert the screen to the left, run:

xrandr -o left

If it doesn’t work and/or you wish to undo it, run:

xrandr -o right

To rotate upside down:

xrandr -o inverted

To go back to normal:

xrandr -o normal

I have NO cooking clue if it’ll work, just throwing ideas around.

Command source:

More info about Xrandr:

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Thanks :slight_smile:

I already tried xrandr -o normal without sucess but i will try the inverted setting and read the link you showed me.

I installed Linux distribs several times for my friends i really don’t know what happen with this laptop.

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Maybe a distro defaulting to Wayland may somehow magically resolve the issue?
Try Gnome or Sway edition.
(Does Manjaro Gnome default to Wayland?)