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Old 11-20-2009, 06:53 AM   #1
elgenath
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Question hiding the cursor, for a touch screen


Hi,

I have command line access to a computer with a touch screen. It auto boots into full screen Firefox. As it has a touch screen, making the cursor invisible or similar would be very useful. (It's fedora for reference)

I've a little skill with command line linux, but this is beyond me. I've been trying things with Xdefaults, XDefineCursor and cursor.pcf, but so far nothing but frustration.

Ideas anyone?

Thankyou
 
Old 11-20-2009, 08:34 AM   #2
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Try that:
http://stlouis-shopper.com/cgi-bin/m...ps/TouchScreen

Last edited by Agrouf; 11-20-2009 at 08:38 AM.
 
Old 11-20-2009, 08:59 AM   #3
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This was the first thing I tried. The replacement cursor.bdf didn't appear to do anything. (Have restarted the system)

I've tried making a blank cursor with 1 set of instructions, but it didn't appear to work either, although I'm less certain of the proper method.
 
Old 11-20-2009, 11:44 AM   #4
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According to http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...cursor-306819/,
the unclutter command should do the trick.
It doesn't seem to come in every distro, so you may need to do a little searching or try your package manager.
 
  


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