I'm trying hide the mouse cursor my Debian Jessie with gnome-shell and gdm display manager.

I could easily do if I know how can pass the argument -nocursor to X server with the GDM Display manager.

If I do not use GDM is simple:

startx -- -nocursor

How do I can do it?

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    The command / arguments to start Xorg is hardcoded in gdm so I don't think there's a trivial way to accomplish that unless you are willing to patch gdm and add -nocursor to the #define X_SERVER_ARG_FORMAT line. – don_crissti Feb 20 '15 at 12:11
  • Depending on your setup, you may be able to use something like unclutter. See this question, which has several useful answers, including unclutter and alternatives. – Kyle Strand Feb 25 '16 at 22:00

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