[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#603484: Bug#603484: xfce4-settings: Changing Mouse Cursor Theme Has No Effect
cancivolonter at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 18:20:06 UTC 2010
sudo apt-get install --no-install-recommends dmz-cursor-theme.
The package makes a symlink in /usr/share/icons/default , making the
white version of it the default cursor. I tried setting the black version of
the theme in Xfce, and also tried to make it bigger. The result was what I
2010/11/14 Yves-Alexis Perez <corsac at debian.org>
> On dim., 2010-11-14 at 18:46 +0100, Amir Dizdarević wrote:
> > You were right. Restarting X does change the cursor, but only for
> > hovering
> > over the desktop. In all other applications, and also when hovering
> > the
> > panel, the system
> > default is used, which is the white dmz cursor since I installed that.
> > Maybe the default symlink in /usr/share/icons superimposes itself?
> > I'll try
> > and remove the symlink.
> > EDIT: No, that doesn't help. This time, instead of the white dmz
> > cursor, I
> > get
> > the old black X cursor and the cursor I set appears only when hovering
> > the
> > desktop.
> > Oddly enough, the Chromium browser gets the default cursor in
> > everything,
> > except for its address bar or other UI parts where there's input
> > required.
> > But I guess those are just the parts not styled by GTK. Could it then
> > be
> > that GTK has something to do with it?.
> > EDIT2: No, KDE4 apps also have the same issue. Strange...
> > Thank you for your time!
> How exactly did you install the cursor theme?
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