Re: X 4.3 mouse cursor
On October 20, 2003 11:13 am, David Fokkema wrote:
> On Sun, 2003-10-19 at 17:59, Rob Weir wrote:
> > On Sun, Oct 19, 2003 at 02:22:37PM +0200, David Fokkema said
> > > Hi group,
> > >
> > > I finally decided to try out mouse cursors in X 4.3. (Well, my brother
> > > wanted to try them out and I wanted to do that the `debian' way).
> > > Anyway, I ran
> > >
> > > update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme
> > >
> > > and selected whiteglass. Restarted X server (to _really_ make sure I
> > > even tried a reboot), but X isn't listening to me. My cursors are still
> > > the old core cursors. What did I miss here?
> > I just set an X resource (to change it back to the default, in fact, the
> > *glass ones drove me nuts)
> > Xcursor.theme: core
> > Set it to whiteglass or redglass and restart X.
> X seems to ignore this setting completely, :-( I have no idea what
> causes this...
I had the same problem when I upgraded to 4.3 and the cursor theme would not
display, IIRC the packages xlibs and xlibs-dev on my machine were not
upgraded to the 4.3 versions I installed them and re-started the server it