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Re: no mouse cursor unless manual X config 'Option "HWCursor" "off"' in Jessie



On Sat 05 Dec 2015 at 12:38:38 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:

> Fresh Jessie installation about a week ago, TDE added last night. Normally
> using startx rather than any DM, but DM when used, has no pointer either..
> Mouse could be used to select and click, but no way to tell where pointer was
> until it hovered something that changes on hover. Same problem in IceWM. I
> have other machines that use this same Intel 945G/ICH7 chipset, so it's hard
> to imagine why this is needed here but not elsewhere, nor in openSUSE
> 13.1/KDE4 nor openSUSE Leap/IceWM nor Mageia 5/KDE4 on same machine. I've
> never before on any post-XFree86 installation needed to turn off HWCursor.
> Naturally as the problem is same in IceWM, this must be a Jessie problem, not
> a TDE or hardware problem. Any ideas on how to eliminate need for disabling
> HWCursor?

Did the pointer work before you added TDE (whatever that is)?


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