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


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?

Old 11-20-2009, 08:34 AM   #2
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Try that:

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Originally Posted by Agrouf View Post
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.
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According to,
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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