[Techtalk] Changing X cursor

Subba Rao subba9 at cablespeed.com
Fri Jun 6 17:52:39 EST 2003

On  0, Random <random832 at rcbooks.org> wrote:
> On Thursday, June 5, 2003, at 07:21  PM, Subba Rao wrote:
> >
> >Hello,
> >
> >I am using X at 1600x1200 resolution.  The icons and fonts have been 
> >adjusted
> >to a viewable size.  I am having problem with the cursor though.
> >
> >When I have several windows, I keep moving the mouse but I do not see 
> >the
> >cursor.  I find the location with the use of "xeyes".  The cursor is 
> >still
> >medium size.  I would like to have a bigger cursor and with different 
> >color.
> >
> >I am using GDM with Metacity window manager.
> >
> >How do I change the X cursor (size & color)?
> >
> >Thank you in advance.
> What version of XFree86 do you have?

I think it is 4.3.  I am using Slackware 9.0, so whatever was shiped with it
is on my system.

Subba Rao
subba9 at cablespeed.com
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