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Why my scroll wheel in middle of mouse can't work?

tmux -V tmux 2.3 Open an vim in tmux,edit a long text. I find that my mouse cursor can't be move by left-click nor middle wheel in mouse,i scroll the wheel with my finger,the cursor can't move. I ...
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Ubuntu 18.04 Mouse Pointer Blinks when the second monitor plugged in with a USB-HDMI converter

I recently purchased a CableCreation USB-to-HDMI converter to plug in a second monitor. Installed a driver provided here. Mouse cursor blinks badly when on the primary screen, the one pluggled through ...
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Vim cursor change on specific events

I've tried VsVim recently. One nice thing I noticed is when c or d is entered the cursor shape changes to half-underscore. And after deleting the line with dd cursor shape restores to block. Is it ...
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Arch Linux KDE: How do I get the mouse pointer / cursor to highlight?

I'm running a current version of Arch Linux (KDE) on a Dell laptop. When I press the Meta key (with the Microsoft logo) it brings up the application launcher menu+. So it's not a dead key. And Ctrl ...
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How do I change cursor on Fedora

I would like to change how the mouse cursor (mouse pointer) looks. I use Fedora 30. Also, I would like to increase the cursor size.
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Cursor jumping on autohide panel and latte dock

When I move my mouse over the autohide panel, latte-dock or start dragging a window from the bottom, my cursor jumps to the side (dragging a window from the top works fine). My PC is running Debian 10,...
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Changing cursor theme doesn't apply properly in blender

I'm using Arch Linux, with bspwm. Here's a summary: System Information Operating system: Linux-5.3.8-arch1-1-x86_64-with-arch 64 Bits Graphics card: GeForce GTX 1050/PCIe/SSE2 NVIDIA Corporation 4....
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How to hide blinking text cursor in GRUB (boot)

I use this setting, but still see cursor before launch plymouth in debian 10 RUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT="quiet loglevel=0 splash"
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Change icon and cursor theme in dwm

I just installed my own dwm I patched in systray and I would like to change the icon theme it uses away from adiwaita to something else (Arch ,Faba, Moka or breeze). I tried changing to gnome, and ...
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How to prevent a particular terminal (e.g. /dev/tty1) from writing the cursor to framebuffer (e.g. /dev/fb0)

I'm running Raspbian Buster with no Xserver but attached to a television. I have a script that writes an image to the framebuffer from a timed systemd service. The problem is /dev/tty1 is writing ...
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Lubuntu 19.04 - No Startup Notification Cursor

When I double click an application, ex: Firefox, the mouse cursor does not change to a spinning one until the application fully loads. I have specified: StartupNotify=true X-KDE-StartupNotify=...
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Mouse cursor jump

I had a laptop with dual boot (windows 10 and linux mint mate). I noticed that when I'm using the laptop mousepad, the curso jump to the border of the screen. If I swipe my finger slowly, the curso ...
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Sidescrolling using Shift+Scroll like in Windows

Not all mice have scroll balls that scroll in all directions, or even scroll wheels with side tilt functionality. In Windows, when browsing with Firefox, one can scroll to the side by holding the ...
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How to disable cursor blinking on lubuntu i3?

The Eclipse IDE uses the OS's settings regarding cursor/caret blinking. That's why I want to know how to disable this using i3wm (on a lubuntu 18.04 install). When I login using LXDE, the cursor is ...
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Mouse cursor lags then it change its picture

Then cursor change its picture (when you point it on a link or text) it doesn't change immediately: a new picture appears 1-2 mm to the right and only after that appears at its necessary place. It ...
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Problem with mouse area not reaching lower section

Under Debian 9.3 and 9.8 with OPENBOX and LIGHTDM. I have a problem with the mouse pointer on screen. Depending on the orientation, there is a section on screen that the mouse pointer doesn’t go. BUT, ...
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How to hide text cursor without shell?

I am curious, is there a way to hide the cursor right before it will be placed at the top left corner of the terminal emulator? And do it independently of terminal emulator (not modifying the source ...
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How to have consistent cursor size on HiDPI?

So, I'm on a HiDPI machine (XPS 9370) and using the Adwaita cursor; this is on a fresh install of Antergos w/ i3 for context. I've been playing around with some settings for adapting to HiDPI, but I ...
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st terminal: only change cursor's shape when move over text

Currently cursor always active and visible in st that even go over text or not, cursor's shape always like |, I'd to change to | only when go over text to ready to select, otherwise keep its normal ...
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How to hide cursor pointer when not in use?

I have used unclutter but it only remove the cursor while the command is running in the terminal. It does not provide the permanent solution. I do not want to run the command every time. Presently ...
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Cursor disappears when running `top -n1 | head`

When running top -n1 | head the terminal's cursor disappears. Running top -n1 brings it back. Tested in gnome-terminal and tilix in Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7.5. Running top -n1 | tail doesn't have ...
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Razer Blade Stealth touchpad jumps with Linux

My Issue I am using the 2016 model Razer Blade Stealth laptop. Recently, I've decided to install Linux on it. Whenever I use the touchpad on any Linux OS I've loaded onto it so far, the cursor jumps ...
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Reading existing screen displayed values

Using BASH, is there a way to capture characters that on currently on the screen? More specifically, I need to display a screen, with what is currently in a variable, and allow the user to cursor ...
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Hiding cursor in Wayland

I know that X server can be started with --nocursor flag which hides mouse pointer, however I can't seem to find the same option for Wayland. I am running an electron app under (X)Wayland and mouse ...
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Huge mouse cursor in some windows

When I try to search for this problem I get many results, but most of them seem to be about mouse cursor themes, and I haven't played with that, and can't see how that could explain the symptoms I see....
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Make GTK/Gnome NOT use the theme's mouse cursor

I had to install a GTK/Gnome theme (Adwaita) because some programs wouldn't work without one. But I hate that cursor theme. I prefer the lean look of the default cursor.pcf font. How can I prevent ...
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How do I change the mouse cursor icon for the Sway Wayland compositor?

Under i3 I could change the mouse cursor icon by editing ~/.Xresources, is it possible to change the mouse cursor icon for Sway?
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How can I get a blinking cursor in KDE Konsole?

I have switched to Emacs as my editor and when using multiple windows in the terminal I want the cursor to flash in the current window. I have run the (blink-cursor-mode t) command and nothing ...
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Hide individual pointer cursor (because of flicker) in KDE in dual pointer setup with touchscreen

Under Kubuntu 17.04, I'm trying to obtain a dual pointer setup where one is attached to my mouse as usual and the other is attached to the touchscreen that otherwise works correctly while attached to ...
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How can KDE Konsole be prevented from trapping the Ctrl/Alt/Shift + Cursor keys?

I need to use some Alt and Shift cursor combinations in emacs and the KDE Konsole is interfering with them. It switches the tabs instead. How can I disable that behaviour? It is hard to tell whether ...
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I like the default “X” shaped crosshair cursor in linux. How do I force Debian to use that big X instead of a regular mouse cursor?

Note that I do NOT want to get rid of the X crosshair. My question is: How do I force my system to use that crosshair instead of a mouse??
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Graphically start applications with a custom LD_PRELOAD?

I'm using KDE Plasma, and I would like to disable cursor blinking in Qt5 applications (KWrite for example, but not only) thanks to the .so file in this git repo*, as there is no checkbox "disable ...
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Large cursor XFCE

I recently installed Antergos with Xfce. However, the default cursor is massive when it's over a window that isn't the OS itself. So, if I'm within the file manager everything looks normal. With ...
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TTY's cursor moves to wrong position during login

I'm using Ubuntu 16.04 without a desktop manager.  When my system is started, it goes to tty0, and the screen appears like this: <my-pc-name> login: | where | represents the cursor.  After a ...
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“Shake to locate cursor” feature

I was wondering if there is a feature in linux like OSX "shake to locate cursor", which temporarily makes the user's mouse or trackpad cursor much larger when shaken back and forth, making it easier ...
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Cursor Frozen During Install

Recently tried installing both latest ApricityOS and Fedora 25 (gnome versions). The cursor freezes in the top left corner. I can still click on things (if I guess correctly). Everything else seems to ...
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Cursor moving erratically on its own

My System: OS: Linux Mint 18 Sarah KDE Plasma 5 laptop: Acer Aspire V112p this is the output of the command xinput xinput ⎡ Virtual core pointer id=2 [master ...
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How to Calibrate Caret-Cursor's position when unstable Cursor in Debian?

Condition: unstable caret-cursor and its position Other complications: many enter-artifacts, much lost content because sudden selections of contents and overwrites, often ctrl+z does not work etc in ...
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How to configure xterm cursor to be a perfect square?

Escape sequences can alter the shape and color of the cursor in a terminal, but how can I change the aspect ratio? When using a square font (e.g. Panoptica), I would like that it prints with the same ...
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How to block Xwindow screen area from cursor?

I have two monitors configured to have one screen area. I need to forbid any cursor movement for one monitor, while let it freely move across another monitor. How can I do this? I tried using panning ...
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Geany text editor caret block

I have Geany installed via apt-get on debian 8. I want to set the caret shape to be a block, but i can't find any filetypes.common in my .config/geany/filedefs. How can i do this?
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Block cursor for Eclipse

Can you configure the cursor in Eclipse to be a (possibly non-blinking) block, instead of a (blinking) bar? I am running Xfce 4.10.
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In Debian Fluxbox, how do I fix the cursor on the second head? [closed]

I have the problem that my cursor icon doesn't get drawn on the secondary monitor of a two monitor setup. It looks like this on the main screen: But on the second screen it look like: Interestingly, ...
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disable cursor color in putty client ssh terminal when in vi

I use putty.exe in windows 7 to connect to my Linux system. I use vi. I would like the cursor in vi to remain white all the time, and not change to green or blue around my if statement { } brackets ...
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Hide cursor when entering text

I use Awesome WM on Fedora 23. When I enter text in Firefox or gVim the mouse cursor stays visible. When entering text in Konsole or Dolphin, the cursor is hidden until I move it again. The KDE ...
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Specify cursor position and mode when opening file in vim

I want cursor to be in the last character of first line, in INSERT mode when I open a file in vim. It should work in all cases:: Open file from CLI, like, $ vim fileName Open file from inside vim, ...
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Cursor package won't get removed

I'm running Linux Mint 17.2 Cinnamon. I went on a PPA-adding binge (I know... I know) and downloaded a bunch of themes, icons, and cursors. Problem is one of the many packages I downloaded is broken ...
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Convert Xcursor to PNG

Xcursor is a format for the graphics of the cursor in X11 (file reports X11 cursor). xcursorgen allows you to convert PNG files and some metadata to Xcursor files. How do I convert an Xcursor file ...
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Highlight mouse for screencasts without disturbing workflow

For making documentation/tutorial videos, I need to highlight the mouse, for example with a yellow translucent corona around it: The marker should be active when clicking and moving, but if it's on ...
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Bigger X11 Cursors suitable for 4k screens

The default X11 cursors are quite tiny when the display is a 4k screen. How can I use bigger cursors? Requirements: Must work under plain X11 (no KDE, Gnome or similar bloat) Should have at least a ...