[SATLUG] change default pointer

Lance Schneider schneider.lh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 10:35:09 CDT 2011


Otherwise, from the same line of reasoning maybe this workaround for compiz
addresses the real place to make changes in the theme that resolve the issue
across the board?
http://www.webupd8.org/2010/08/how-to-change-mouse-cursor-theme-in.html

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 10:30 AM, Lance Schneider <schneider.lh at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hi Herb,
>
> It is my understanding that there is a bug if Compiz is turned on that
> prevents the changes in mouse cursor from functioning other than in open
> applications such as Firefox as you describe. The only thing I have come
> across is references to turning off compiz and all works as you desire. I
> hope that helps.
>
>
> On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 10:16 AM, <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:
>
>>
>> hi folks, I have reduced vision and this pointer size prob is driving me
>> nuts. I like the large red pointer and have used it in the mouse cursor
>> settings but it does not work on the desktop. It works fine in Firefox and a
>> few other windows but on the desktop only the tiny default black one and I
>> just cannot see it very well.
>>
>> What I would like is to replace the default with a large pointer that
>> shows on booting up. I haven't been able to find a solution that will do
>> this in googling. if anyone can work out the procedure to change this in
>> Ubuntu 11.04 Gnome I would certainly appreciate it.
>> thanks herb hh
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