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

On Sat 05 Dec 2015 at 17:56:14 -0500, Felix Miata wrote:

> Brian composed on 2015-12-05 20:52 (UTC):
> > 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
> I don't remember whether I tried IceWM before installing TDE. I rarely use
> anything other than [K,T]DE except to determine whether a problem belongs to
> Xorg or [K,T]DE.

You could start from scratch and refresh your memory. 

> > (whatever that is)?
> It's what KDE could have been:
> https://wiki.trinitydesktop.org/Trinity_Desktop_Environment

Ah; it's non-Debian. All the more reason to re-install Jessie and

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