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How to change the mouse pointer theme [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? How can I change mouse pointer theme in Ubuntu 11.10, as in previous versions of Ubuntu?
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How can I change cursor color in Ubuntu? [duplicate]

How can I set my mouse cursor to be black on Ubuntu 14.04?
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Changing the mouse cursor shape on Lubuntu [duplicate]

Is it possible to change the cursor shape in Ubuntu desktop ? Also is it possible change the cursor shape, when the mouse pointer is inside a certain region ?
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How to change cursor theme [duplicate]

I've found that changing my cursor theme only really works in applications like Firefox; the cursor is not themed across the OS, but remains as the default cursor. I have done some searching and I ...
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How to change the cursor in Unity, oxygen theme? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? How do I change the cursor of the theme?
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How do I create a custom mouse pointer? [duplicate]

I want to create a custom mouse pointer on Ubuntu 16.04 from icons .How do I do it?
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How to change mouse pointer in Ubuntu 20.04? [duplicate]

Is there any way to change the mouse pointer (color, size, etc)? I believe there used to be options with compiz, but with the latest versions of Ubuntu even there I haven't seen many mouse options to ...
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Why if I change my cursor, point to the launcher or the top bar, the cursor gets back to the original ones? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to change mouse cursor and theme? Why if I change my cursor in my Virtual Machine, point to the launcher or the top bar, the cursor gets back to the original ones? Then ...
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How do I install cursors from the internet? [duplicate]

I tried doing the answer from another question but I didn't have an .icons folder. How else can I install a cursor without using the software center?
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How do I install and select cursor themes?

I'm new to this amazing OS (Ubuntu 11.10) and I've been changing a lot of things and experimenting (it's fun you know). But I don't know how to install cursor themes. Can I install this? http://...
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Installed mouse cursor theme but it only shows in some applications

I went here and downloaded a theme named Ubuntaero_v1.0. Then I extracted the files to /usr/share/icons. After rebooting the system, the default cursor theme remains, except when moving the mouse ...
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Ambiance theme looks wrong after trying out GNOME Shell

I tried gnome-shell out recently, and since the ambiance theme just looks plain ugly on it, I used gnome-tweak-tools to change the window and gtk theme to Adwaita. So, after that, I went back to ...
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How can I set the cursor theme on KDE Plasma 5 programmatically?

I was thinking about writing a script that toggles my desktop between regular use and screencasting mode. As part of that I would like to be able to programmatically set the my cursor to a different ...
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Mouse pointer changes color in firefox and chrome and Libre Office apps

I changed my mouse pointer color to the DMZ-Black cursor theme via the command sudo update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme and at first it appeared that I got the expected results. However, I ...
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Where is the Ubuntu cursor, in the source code?

I'm trying (and failing) to sift through the source, attempting to find the image file(s) for the default cursor. Does anyone know where this is?
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