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sudo ln -fs /usr/share/icons/Cyclone/cursor.theme etc/alternatives/x-cursor-theme

I want to delete this link, as it seems to make some problems. Is this done by deleting cursor.theme file or what are the steps to archive a complete deletion?

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unlink /etc/alternatives/x-cursor-theme

You may also be interested in update-alternates

update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme
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what do you mean by update-alternates ???is it like updating the link??? –  Naruto Dec 6 '11 at 20:36
That command will give you a menu to select your mouse cursor theme. –  bodhi.zazen Dec 6 '11 at 21:57

The answer is:

sudo rm /etc/alternatives/x-cursor-theme
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what are you talking about this is one of the system files if i delete it will crash something. –  Naruto Dec 6 '11 at 22:34
The system file is at /usr/share/icons/Cyclone/cursor.theme , and will be unaffected. The link is at /etc/alternatives/x-cursor-theme , and will be removed. –  user535733 Dec 6 '11 at 22:38
You asked how to delete a symbolic link. That's how. :) The system file is not changed, but the symbolic link, destroyed. –  user8290 Dec 6 '11 at 23:17
bodhi.zazen shows you how to choose a new one with 'update-alternatives' I bet it even changes the value of the symlink. –  user8290 Dec 6 '11 at 23:22

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