[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#603484: Bug#603484: xfce4-settings: Changing Mouse Cursor Theme Has No Effect
cancivolonter at gmail.com
Sun Nov 14 19:40:33 UTC 2010
I installed another cursor theme manually, just to make sure it wasn't due
to the DMZ theme. The same happened.
2010/11/14 Amir Dizdarević <cancivolonter at gmail.com>
> I did:
> 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
> stated before.
> 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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