Questions tagged [xcursor]

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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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How to get the available X cursor sizes?

Suppose you have several X cursors on your system such as golden-xcursors or silver-xcursors. I already know it's possible to specify which cursor size you prefer by editing ~/.Xresources. For example:...
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X is misrendering a rectangle around my mouse pointer

A square area around my mouse pointer is being rendered incorrectly. Instead of rendering the window it is supposed to render, it seems to be rendering the window underneath instead. It is very ...
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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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x11 - can't move mouse cursor with nouveau, xev still reports movement

I am currently using the nouveau DRM with fallback xf86-video-modesetting drivers on arch linux with a GTX 1080. I am currently experiencing an issue in x.org where my mouse will be stuck at the ...
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Need to replace one cursor of a set; have already created the PNG for the cursor

I have created a replacement for xterm cursor that will allow me to see the cursor (Windows, incidentally, calls the xterm cursor the "i-beam", which is rather more descriptive) much better. Problem ...
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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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How to override custom mouse cursor with Xcursor?

When I use rdesktop to connect to a Microsoft Windows server, the mouse cursor is set to a monochrome version of the Windows true-colour cursor. This ends up being a white arrow with no outline, so it'...