[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#821871: Bug#821871: lightdm: Missing cursor and flicking after unlock with XFCE, clears after VT switch

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Wed Apr 27 09:04:08 UTC 2016

control: reassign -1 xserver-xorg-video-intel
control: forcemerge 819083 -1
control: affects -1 lightdm

On mer., 2016-04-20 at 11:22 +0800, Nathaniel Roach wrote:
> Package: lightdm
> Version: 1.18.1-1
> Severity: important
> Dear Maintainer,
> When using XFCE4 and lightdm, after unlocking the mouse cursor is not
> visible (but does exist) and there is often flickering. The cursor may
> reappear while using gnome-terminal, as it hides/un-hides the cursor, but
> the easiest fix is switching to TTY1 and back (also clears the flickering).
> I'm filing it against lightdm, but it may be an XOrg bug. As it does not
> happen with GNOME/GDM3, I'd presume it may lie in how lightdm handles the VT
> switch.
> I'm running debian testing x64 on a Thinkpad X200 with a custom kernel, but
> it's also effecting other users with newer hardware (T460, for example) and
> is not specific to my kernel build/config.

This is actually #819083 which is unfortunately not available (error 500)
right now from the web interface.


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