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How to Change Cursor Theme, Speed and Size on Login Screen [duplicate]

The question is that: I've changed the cursor theme with Tweaks putting the cursor theme folder inside the: /usr/share/icons I also changed the speed (with dconf Editor) in: /org/gnome/desktop/...
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The option to change mouse cursor in gnome tweak tool has become permanently inactive. How to make it active and functioning again?

I tried to change the codes in /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme and i found that may be i deleted it somehow. is it the reason behind it? if so how can i restore it and make the option in gnome ...
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Ubuntu 18.x fixing nvidia screentearing results in custom cursor error

I am using the nvidia proprietary driver. I have fixed the nvidia screentearing by doing: sudo nano /etc/modprobe.d/zz-nvidia-modeset.conf Insert this: options nvidia_drm modeset=1 Then ctrl+o ...
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Check the XCURSOR mouse animation before generate them

I'm working on customizing dmz-cursor-theme and i made an animated watch image , so Is there any method to check mouse cursor animation before generated them ?
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Guitar Pro 6 wrong GTK theme Ubuntu budgie 18.04.1

I'm using Ubuntu budgie 18.04.1 with the adapta theme and papirus icon set. After successfully installing Guitar Pro 6 in a 64bit OS (which was a pain), Guitar Pro looks like an alien in my system. I ...
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How can I hide a mouse cursor on Ubuntu Server 16.04? [duplicate]

I have an app running on Ubuntu Server 16.04 and I need a way to disable the cursor (it's on a touch device). Is there a way I can do this through the terminal? The cursor only displays when the ...
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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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Custom cursor only shows up on desktop, but when in apps cursor changes to Debian default cursor (16.04)

So, I've been having this problem, as I was bored of the classic Ubuntu cursor and went ahead and installed the Oxygen cursor, cursor installed successfully! Meh, sorta. When I'm on desktop custom ...
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How can I change the mouse pointer theme from the command line?

In the past, I've tried using Unity Tweak Tool to change my mouse pointer theme. However, I want to change it from my terminal as well. How can I do this on Ubuntu 16.04?
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Oneko doesn't last as startup program

Oneko, a useless app, I'm trying to make it start on login, (I tried this what they said to do alt-f2... https://help.ubuntu.com/16.04/ubuntu-help/startup-applications.html) But once I login, oneko ...
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Where are cursor icons stored on Ubuntu 16.04?

I’m trying to set up a new mouse cursor theme on my Ubuntu 16.04, and everything I look up keeps telling that me it stores the icons in the /usr/share/icons folder, but there's nothing in this folder ...
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Windows like flat cursor for Ubuntu?

I am finding a flat cursor (like in Windows) for ubuntu. Default ubuntu cursor has a very thik border. And the selection cursor (cusror used while you select text) looks very ugly with the thik black ...
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Gnome 3: How do I get the same mouse cursors in Chrome?

I'm on Ubuntu 15.10 and recently switched to Gnome. It's great but the mouse cursors in Chrome are always different. I'm using google-chrome from the official repo: $ more /etc/apt/sources.list.d/...
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Mouse cursor restarts after reboot

I changed my mouse theme by several ways (like Unity Tweaks, the index file and dconf editor) but everytime I reboot my computer I need to run the "restart" command for the cursor theme to display ...
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Mouse cursor keeps swapping back and forth, how do I fix?

This is in Gnome, which uses the Adwaita cursor theme on default. I don't particularly care for Adwaita so I replaced with Dmz-white, which is now currently on default. However the mouse will swap ...
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Cursor theme changes to default after re-login

I'm running Ubuntu 15.10, I changed my cursor theme to dmz-black then restarted. It worked, but when I just logout and login cursor theme has changed to default (dmz-white) yet dmz-black theme is ...
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Any nice, animated mouse cursor themes?

Title says it all really, looking for some cursor themes with animation, any recommendations ? 14.04.2 with Unity
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How do I add custom cursor themes in xfce4?

I am running Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS on my Toshiba Chromebook 2 and I am attempting to add a new cursor theme to xfce 4.8. Please help!
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Cursor theme won't change in Ubuntu 14.04 for me

I can't figure out how to change this stupid black cursor into the theme I've downloaded. It shows up in Ubuntu Tweak, but selecting it does absolutely nothing. What should I do?
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Installing a new cursor theme in Lubuntu (LXDE)

I've downloaded a new cursor theme (several .cur or .ani files) but don't know how to install it. I've searched in the previous discussions but they're all about GNOME (they use Gnome Tweak Tool). How ...
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Changed cursor theme

I recently updated my ubuntu to 14.04. Afterwards i started customizing it a bit using unity tweak tool. Tryed some stuff, then decided to go back to default theme. Thing is that, after switching the ...
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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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Some of my cursor icons are gone

I recently did a full reinstall of ubuntu and then did a reinstall of gnome (useing this guide http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2013/12/upgrade-gnome-3-10-ubuntu-13-10) but some of my cursors are missing. ...
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Can't change cursor theme

I can't change my cursor theme. I downloaded and installed Comixcursor, I have all themes listed in unity tweak tool, but when I select a comix cursor, don't happen anything. Also, when i changed it ...
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Making a custom mouse cursor in ubuntu 12.04

I have done some customization to my desktop but I am really stumped on trying to figure out how to make my own mouse cursor by taking a png and editing it and then making it an x11 file. I have ...