Accessibility - Large Cursor in X

Peter Garrett peter.garrett at
Fri Jan 13 17:22:36 UTC 2006

On Fri, 13 Jan 2006 11:49:03 -0500
"Will H. Backman" <whb at> wrote:

> In the mouse settings under preferences, there is a tab to change the
> cursor theme.  Are there any cursor themes besides the default?  I'm
> looking for a large, high-contrast cursor to go along with the
> gnome-accessibility-themes package (not installed by default).  At this
> point, I can get a great high-contrast theme with large fonts, but the X
> cursor is still tiny.  A search of synaptic didn't show any cursor
> themes packages.

There is a package - " gcursor" . Whether it will do what you need I don't

apt-cache show gcursor     for more info.


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