Re: Xorg crashes after installing mouse cursors
On Tue, Dec 05, 2006 at 10:41:50 +0530, Vibhav Sharma wrote:
> Hi all,
> I have a Debian testing/unstable amd64 system. It was working fine and
> then I installed a couple of cursor packages like "crystal-cursor" and
> "comix-cursor". Changed the mouse cursor from default to crystalblue
> -medium. Everything was fine. Then I rebooted. Now Xorg fails at
> startup with:
> Fatal server error: Could not find cursor font: 'cursor'
> (this is the error more or less)
> now I googled but links i was getting was for messed up fonts. As in
> misconfigured path etc. Nothing for cursors. Anybody who has encountered
> this before or has an idea of how cursor fonts are configured if you
> could provide me with a pointer or a link.
You could try to reinstall "xcursor-themes" and/or run (as root)
update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme
to see if selecting another cursor theme gets X working again.
(I think "core.theme" is the safest choice.)