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Looking at the settings I have, some installed are extras like the Compiz Config Settings Manager which allows you to control a lot of stuff, there are some properties more towards pointer emphasis and auto-centering. Like you hit a key and it flashes the pointer, or causes it to be centered in the viewable area.
I think you need to look at custom themes, concentrating on ones which are more for accessibility; to allow for bigger, clearer fonts as well as larger cursors and mouse pointers. That however is the best I got, I don't install themes like that so have no further recommendations. Best I could do is look at my system and the allowable customizations and see if what you're seeking is available. As I say, I do have a few added customize apps installed and none of them allow me to do much along the lines of changing the size, but instead just assists to locate the cursor or center it.
I recommend you search for desktop themes which can do what you want.
rtmisler, Thanks I will take a look at desltop themes.
The reason I have an interest in this courser change idea. Is I am using a 32 inch wide screen monitor. It must sit about 12 foot away from me. Which make the courser often hard to locate.
As you know Windows OS's come with an option to change size and color and action. I must say that as a new-bee to Linux. I an very surprised that someone has not written a program for this.