I tried that too. I even installed oxygencursors in order to have more cursors to change to LOL.
I also tried stopping and even uninstalling gnome-settings-daemon (someone did it and it solved the issue for xfce, but that was on ubuntu) and I'm still stuck with this annoying problem.
On Fri, 1 May 2015 08:59:40 +0200
Petter Adsen <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 1 May 2015 00:37:00 -0300
> Rafael Dias da Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I tried a few more tips I found but nothing brings back the cursor.
> > I have no idea what Jessie might have done to make it disappear (it
> > was working just fine after upgrade and before dist-upgrade).
> What DE/WM are you using? I had this problem with Enlightenment when I
> enabled "Gnome services on startup".
Sorry. Didn't see the "xfce" part. Can you try switching mouse cursor
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