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Old 12-18-2004, 09:28 PM   #1
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X mouse cursor change

slack9.1,using fluxbox, how do I change the default mouse pointer from a little black arrow to something else like a crosshair?

I tried changing /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons/default/index.theme:
in there there's a line:
I changed that to another theme name, but mouse color changed, but not its shape
what do I have to add or change to select a different pointer?
Old 12-19-2004, 01:56 AM   #2
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xsetroot -cursor_name top_left_arrow

Something like that. I needed that for ctwm and stuck it in my .xinitrc. I forget what the crosshair is called - maybe

xsetroot -cursor_name crosshair

Yeah -

include/X11/cursorfont.h:#define XC_crosshair 34

That should work.


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