noahdain at gmail.com
Tue Mar 8 06:20:17 UTC 2005
On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 20:31:13 -0500, David M. Carney
<carney1979 at gmail.com> wrote:
> listas at enelserver.com wrote:
> >>>Just upgraded to Hoary and the mouse pointer is the core
> >>>how can I change to the industrial theme ?
> >>>I've installed warty and upgraded to hoary
> >>>Never logged on warty
> >>>any clue ?
> >>it is a known problem with Hoary:
> >>ubuntu-users mailing list
> >>ubuntu-users at lists.ubuntu.com
> > Thanks
> > mean while
> > Downgraded to gtk2-engines-industrial from warty
> > and put it on hold
> > echo "gtk2-engines-industrial hold" | sudo dpkg --setselections
> > Thanks again
> > Leonel
> Here's how you get the "Warty" pointer back:
> How to install X11 cursors
> From Tryphon
> Installation example
> We are going to install the http://jimmac.musichall.cz's jimmac cursors
> based theme.
> * It can be downloaded here:
> * Decompress the file, and extract the folder Jimmac/jimmac to
> * Extract the file Jimmac/default/index.theme to /etc/X11/cursors
> and rename it jimmac.theme.
> * In order to add the jimmac theme to the x-cursor-theme debian
> sudo update-alternatives --install
> /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons/default/index.theme x-cursor-theme
> /etc/X11/cursors/jimmac.theme 19
> * Choose the number that correspond to the jimmac.theme file:
> sudo update-alternatives --config x-cursor-theme
> There are 5 alternatives which provide `x-cursor-theme'.
> Selection Alternative
> 1 /etc/X11/cursors/core.theme
> 2 /etc/X11/cursors/redglass.theme
> 3 /etc/X11/cursors/whiteglass.theme
> 4 /etc/X11/cursors/handhelds.theme
> *+ 19 /etc/X11/cursors/jimmac.theme
> Press enter to keep the default[*], or type selection number:
> Now, you have to log out and log in, in order to see the new cursors in
> action :)
> Registered Linux User #297958
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I did the "third-party cursor install, the debian way(R)" a week or so
ago, and had to abandon it.
Everytime I try to use a pointer set which does not ship with ubuntu,
including the jimmac set from above, gnome becomes terribly broken.
The meer attempt to drag-n-drop anything results in nautilus locking,
maxing the cpu, and then exiting after a few seconds. The panel acts
However, the included cursor sets white/red-glass and handhelds work fine.
it's just ... weird. Anyone else seeing this?
noahdain at gmail.com
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