The mouse cursor when I try to move something dragging and dropping it it may split into two cursors or it may be one cursor with two arrows! I can't take a screenshot ..

I'm able to make it disappear without locking screen .. but I don't want it to appear suddenly .. is there a solution to prevent it from reappearing? I'm using lubuntu "Ubuntu 14.10" ..

  • Same here. Only the left hand one is active – frepie Jul 23 '15 at 1:23
  • I suggest upgrading to a supported version of Ubuntu. If the problem persists, edit your question. 14.10 is already obsolete. – Pilot6 Jul 28 '15 at 13:50

I have this issue only in firefox. https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1187719

Taking screenshots (import, shutter) and recording videos (recordmydesktop) grab the cursor as it should look, although I see it doubled on screen.

Try displaying any image file with some image viewer. In my case "qiv" image browser solves the problem until next X11 start.

I'm using 14.04.

  • I upgraded to 15.04 and it seems it solved the problem – user37421 Aug 5 '15 at 12:56

you could try this from the terminal and enter this in:

 gsettings org.gnome.settings.daemon-plugins.cursor -KEY=active -VALUE=false

and it might work fine this way.

  • I get this: Usage: gsettings [--schemadir SCHEMADIR] set SCHEMA[:PATH] KEY VALUE Set the value of KEY to VALUE Arguments: SCHEMADIR A directory to search for additional schemas SCHEMA The name of the schema PATH The path, for relocatable schemas KEY The key within the schema VALUE The value to set – user37421 Jul 26 '15 at 20:31

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