[SATLUG] SOLVED change default pointer

Lance Schneider schneider.lh at gmail.com
Fri Oct 7 16:33:38 CDT 2011


That is great to hear. (Or, in this instance - see).

On Fri, Oct 7, 2011 at 2:11 PM, <hc at lookcee.com> wrote:

>
> Thanks Lance, I had read that page but since I didn't have compiz set I
> ignored it but that adding the entry to the file and commenting out the
> original entry fixed the prob I now have 'redglass' pointer working on
> desktop. What a relief, thanks again
> hh
>
>
> On Friday, October 7, 2011 10:35, "Lance Schneider" <
> schneider.lh at gmail.com> said:
>
>
>
> > 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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