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Old 12-09-2007, 06:39 AM   #1
coolnavin1
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mouse pointer disappears with fedora 8 when login screen come


hey buddies,
when the mouse pointer is visible before login screen comes and after that it disappears...but the movement is visible but no pointer is hsown..plz help me out soon..
 
Old 12-10-2007, 05:48 AM   #2
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Try this

1. Open a root terminal session or change to the root account from a standard terminal session.
2. Edit the X Windows configuration file /etc/X11/xorg.conf
3. Find the "Device" section and add the line in red:

Section"Device"
Identifier "Videocard0"
Driver "nvidia"
VendorName "Videocard vendor"
BoardName "nVidia Corporation C51 PCI Express Bridge"
## See RedHat Bug #182517
Option "HWCursor" "off"
EndSection

4. Save the file.
5. Log out of X Windows (Ctrl-Alt-Backspace).

Your mouse pointer should be restored.
 
Old 12-21-2007, 12:36 PM   #3
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Thanks weibullguy, that got me going!
 
Old 04-20-2008, 11:20 PM   #4
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Thanks for this. Just installed FC8 tonight for the first time. Mouse pointer is now fixed. Cheers!
 
Old 05-18-2008, 04:04 AM   #5
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Thanks weibullguy, you have saved my day.
 
  


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