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I have upgraded from Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.10 and I'm currently experiencing a mouse problem. The pointer blinks very fast and most of the time is not even visible.

I've tried the solution given in a different post, which was to change something on the display settings, but without any outcome.

On 12.04 there was no such a problem.

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Try this:

  • Open a terminal an run

    gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false
  • OR run dconf-editor

    Navigate to org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor and set the key active to false.

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It was already false but the problem keeps appearing. – sy7 Mar 13 '14 at 17:30

I have had the same problem you can push ctrl + alt + f6 goes to tty, and then type.

  sudo apt-get update
  sudo apt-get install --reinstall ubuntu-desktop
  sudo shutdown -r now

Or change mouse curser theme.

It will might work, and you can also disable mouse in settings, and then enable it again it works in kubuntu.

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Why would you want to shutdown after this? Seems wrong to me and possibly dangerous if there are files open that are not saved. Besides that: it is "sudo" not "Sudo" – Rinzwind Nov 3 '14 at 11:30
You could also getting org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active=true – Michael Nov 3 '14 at 21:16
I mentioned getting set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active=true – Michael Nov 5 '14 at 15:03

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