Hiding the X cursor?

Thomas Jaeger thjaeger at gmail.com
Thu Jul 16 03:46:56 PDT 2009

Peter Hutterer wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 01:37:21PM -0700, Tyler McClung wrote:
>> Is there a way to hide the cursor on the fly without restarting the  
>> server or window manager?
> shouldn't XFixesHideCursor and XFixesShowCursor do the job? 
> (disclaimer: haven't actually used it)

On master, they sort of work, but once you've used them, animated
cursors are no longer shown.

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