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

On Saturday 05 December 2015 15:52:13 Brian wrote:

> 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)?
Its a fork of KDE-3.5, with a huge list of bugs fixed.

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