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At ubuntu 13.10. While I wake up my laptop from suspend mode, my mouse arrow disappear. But still can click on items.

Is it a bug? Or where should I configure it?

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Same issue, ubuntu 13:10 with Lenovo Yoga 2 laptop. – Ben DeMott Nov 14 '13 at 6:48
Same for me, but it does not happen every time. I usually log out and then back in. – frapontillo Nov 18 '13 at 12:37
Just started happening for me in 16.x. I am using lxde, so Gnome workaround doesn't make sense. – Jacob May 26 at 3:59

Running this solved the issue for me:

$ gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false

If that doesn't work for you, then you can try running these commands as a workaround:

$ sudo modprobe -r psmouse
$ sudo modprobe psmouse
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I see the same thing - Dell M3800. Fresh install of 13.10

Pointer disappears everytime I suspend by closing the laptop lid, but does NOT disappear if I suspend from the system menu or from a tap of the power button etc.

This appears to be a bug, and a workaround (for me at least) is to suspend from the menu rather than by closing the lid.

Once the pointer is gone, the only way I've been able to get it back is logging out and logging in again.

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Start editing the config via:

sudo nano /etc/UPower/UPower.conf

and change IgnoreLid=false to IgnoreLid=true.

Reboot and that's it!!

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-1 Welcome to AskUbuntu. You are explaining how to disable the suspend-mode without explicitly telling so. Also, the question is about how to get out of suspend-mode with the mouse-pointer still showing. Final note: the question is 2 years old, the original poster will most probably not benefit from it anymore. – MadMike Jun 3 at 14:45

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