help needed with X11 cursor and observed behavior
daniel at fooishbar.org
Fri Jun 9 02:29:05 PDT 2006
On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 10:53:52AM +0200, John Hughes wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 12:23 -0400, nick lidakis wrote:
> > John Hughes wrote:
> > > On Thu, 2006-06-08 at 10:47 -0400, nick lidakis wrote:
> > >
> > >> I will try to explain the problem (feature?) I have been observing with
> > >> my X11 cursor. Any suggestions with this would be appreciated.
> > >>
> > >> Using Debian Unstable, I have been using the whiteglass cursor theme for
> > >> quite some time. The only thing that has been annoying me of late is
> > >> this: Whenever the whiteglass cursor is inside the Firefox window and
> > >> the applications is performing some action, like loading or reloading a
> > >> page, the whiteglass cursor will revert to the original black X cursor
> > >> until that action is complete. Same thing will happen when using
> > >> Thunderbird; e.g. while deleting messages.
> > >>
> > >> Do I have something mis configured?
> making a symlink from left_ptr_watch to 08e8e1c95fe2fc01f976f1e063a24ccd
> (sic) fixes the problem for me.
> I cannot find anywhere this insanity is described.
Cursor names used to be done through MD5 sums. Now they're a great deal
less insane, but some apps still assume the old system.
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