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Jens Luetkens Hamburg, Germany
Flatbed Cursors

Cursors 29 comments

by jlue
Score 82.3%
Aug 02 2017
Thanks m8, glad you like them. You are using an Apple monitor with Linux?
Tell me why you use Apple hardware to run a KDE box! You did not manage to get the Cursors running on MA X, do you?
- May 16 2007
well go ahead and build a custom cursor set of the size you prefer, it's very simple: have ImageMagick and inkscape installed, download the sources, read README and INSTALL, edit the file CONFIG and ./install.bash.
Be aware that you might not see your new cursors (-size) in gnome, gnome supports specific cursor sizes only, read here: . Well maybe it's fixed in the most recent gnome version?
Have fun - Apr 09 2007
Hey there,
sorry for the late reply. Actually the cursor set is based on KDE4 vibrant colors, I don't want to add different colors.
But go ahead and create your custom cursor set with the desired colors. Download the sources, read README and INSTALL and ./install.bash (have imagemagick and inkscape installed). It's very simple.
Have fun. - Mar 04 2007
which browser is it and which desktop (Gnome/KDE/...)? - Jan 23 2007

Cursors 307 comments

by jlue
Score 85.7%
Aug 02 2017
Well libsexy uses HAND2 since version 0.1.3. HAND1 is so very deprecated I have never seen it, even not on IRIX ;) .
But thanks for the hint anyways, I would love to see some of the exotic cursors like "gumby" or "shuttle" in action.
No I don't, I'd rather stick to the cursor names suggestion. - May 09 2007
Hey there, yes it is possible, generate a custom cursors set:
- have inkscape an ImageMagick installed
- download end extract the sources above
- cd ComixCursors-sources-0.4.3
- edit the file "CONFIG" to read
"CURSORTRANS=0.0", save it
- issue "./install.bash"
- select ComixCursors-Custom in you cursor theme tool.
Have fun.
- May 06 2007
Hey there,
that's because the cursors are slightly trasparent and you see the black shadow through the cursors - making them appear grey. And maybe you have a nVidia graphics card with 3D turned on? I have experienced the cursors appear even more grey with a setup like that - don't know why, maybe it's a background color related problem, don't know how to fix that.
For the shadow transparency and shadow thing you could install your own custom cursor set with transparency turned off. Have inkscape and ImageMagick installed, download the sources, read README and INSTALL and ./install.bash. Its just too simple...
Have fun - Apr 09 2007
Thanks, I added the link to the description. - Jan 31 2007
Hi MAroco,
right, installation seems to be good. It does not happen with my installation and opera though. I could only make opera use the cursors by making them the system default:
# grep X_MOUSE_CURSOR /etc/sysconfig/windowmanager

So there are two possibilities,

(1): before launching opera - before that cursor can be cached - in a shell type "XCURSOR_DISCOVER=1". This will debug the cursors when they get loaded. Now type "opera &", and hover over a link to make that wrong cursor appear. Watch the shells output for an entry beginning with "Cursor hash ...". This cursor hash is linked to the wrong cursor file.
(2): beacuse there are only 4 cursors linked to the "all-scroll" cursor file (it is the former fleur or resize-all cursor name) you can just try-and-error re-link them.

In either way, assuming you are using the white-large-slim ones go to installation directory:
# cd /usr/share/icons/ComixCursors-White-Large-Slim/cursors .

Now there should be four links to all-scroll:

# ls -al | grep all-scroll
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Dec 1 09:04 5aca4d189052212118709018842178c0 -> all-scroll
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Dec 1 09:04 9d800788f1b08800ae810202380a0822 -> all-scroll
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9280 Jul 14 17:59 all-scroll
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Dec 1 09:04 fleur -> all-scroll
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Dec 1 09:04 plus -> all-scroll

You want to overwrite one of these links to the file "pointer":

# ln -sf pointer 5aca4d189052212118709018842178c0

Close and re-open opera and see wether you picked the rigth one or not. User the link-cursors.bash script to revert to the default links. Tell me wether you found the right link, so that I can update my packages and make them the *most complete cursors package ever*.
Aloha - Dec 01 2006
Hey there,
bug sometimes appears, sometimes not? Sounds like System Supporters dream ;-) . How did you install the cursors, and how did you make opera use them?
Is it possible to provoke the bug, maybe with css cursors? What about your X configuration, something special? Low memory, harddisk full? gfx driver?
It might be a broken link in the cursors installation, I doubt that you can change the behaviour in opera. - Nov 29 2006
I don't know why the rest of the cursors do not show up in the gnome-mouse-properties. If some show up, the rest will be installed too, and X11 will be able to use them. So you can change your preferences. Choose the White Huge cursor set (or whichever version you prefer) and then edit the file: ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/peripherals/mouse/%gconf.xml
from "<stringvalue>ComixCursors-White-Large-Slim</stringvalue>" to "<stringvalue>ComixCursors-White-Huge-Slim</stringvalue>". Restart X11 (log out and in again) and enjoy.
Cheers - Oct 09 2006
Having read debian bug #372572 i will upload a fixed version soon. Thanks. - Sep 12 2006
The new installation path is chosen because of debian bug #362098, related to xorg 7 (there is no /usr/X11R6 in xorg 7). You might have to move ComixCursors* to /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons if it does not suite your distro or desktop.
Cheers - Sep 12 2006
You were right, it's fixed now. Thanks for the report. - Aug 30 2006
2006-08-18: downloads will not be working for today, due to system maintenance. - Aug 18 2006
You ever tried to work on linux? However, firstfooter is currently working on porting them to a CursorXP theme for windows. They can be found here:
Cheers - Jul 24 2006
you unpacked ComixCursors-0.4.2.tar.bz2 (not to but) in ~/.icons so you have a file ~/.icons/ComixCursors-White-Large/cursors/default ? That's where they need to be to appear in "gnome-control-center" mouse theme selection dialog. You did press the Apply or Confirm or whatever button ;-)? You can also use /usr/share/icons or /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons for system wide installation. - Jul 18 2006
Right, I will add Huge ones in the next release. Will probably not add opaque versions, package size would grow too big. For opaque versions you will need to download the sources, have inkscape and ImageMagick installed, read README, edit CONFIG to read "CURSORTRANS=0.0" and "SIZE=64" and issue install.bash. - Jun 26 2006
This might be due to the dark outline of the white cursors ;-) Pick the black cursors, change konsole background color or build a custom cursor set with an outline color of your choice using the sources. - Jun 23 2006
Hey there,
I upgraded to SuSE 10.1 as well, and am not experiencing ths problem. I bet it's your X11 configuration - using nVidia graphics card? Try to configure 'Option "HWCursor" "off"' in /etc/X11/xorg.conf (thanks to eregorion). Complain to nVidia/ATI for proprietary driver code!
HTH - May 31 2006
Hmm, so did you unpack the cursors (in your home directory) as the actual user that is running your gnome desktop - you did not "su" or "sudo" before? Do you have a readable and not empty file ~/.icons/ComixCursors-White-Large-Slim/index.theme and ~/.icons/ComixCursors-White-Large-Slim/cursors/default ? The cursors are not showing up in the mouse theme selection dialog, right? Do the whiteglass cursors show up there? They are located in /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons, try to unpack the archive in there - you will need to become root for that. ... - May 29 2006
Hi there,

# mkdir -p ~/.icons
# cd ~/.icons
# tar -xjvf ~/downloads/ComixCursors-0.4.1.tar.bz2 # wherever you downloaded it...

Then select your preferred mouse theme using

# gnome-control-center &

Have fun. - May 29 2006
Hey there,
~/.icons? . It's coded within the Xcursors.
And Xcursors can support different sizes in one cursor file - Gnome makes use of it - but that doesn't work in KDE. So every cursor needs an own directory :-(. No problem IMHO. - Apr 08 2006
Well thanks. I consider myself as a very average person, so looking at the current poll I think I am double that sexy than cool ;-) (... so I'm kind of attractive, but I don't care...).
Regarding the time to create the cursors I would say it's 1/10 of creating/designing the cursors and 9/10 making them work. It took me some weeks of spare time testing-trying-scripting-README-testing... but it's fun. - Apr 04 2006
What a pitty. I must agree it's a kind of unhealthy theme - I ended up closing windows using the xkill command :P. - Mar 24 2006
Nogo? You unpacked ComixCursors-0.4.1.tar.bz2 (not to but) in ~/.icons so you have a file ~/.icons/ComixCursors-White-Large/cursors/default ? That's where they want to be to appear in "gnome-control-center" mouse theme selection dialog. You did press the Apply or Confirm or whatever button ;-)? You can also use /usr/share/icons or /usr/X11R6/lib/X11/icons for system wide installation. Maybe a permissions problem? How does your ~/.gconf/desktop/gnome/peripherals/mouse/%gconf.xml read in the cursor_theme section? What's your xorg version? - Mar 20 2006
Sorry, I have no clue what would cause these glitches. I am almost sure it is X related. You might try to mess with some of the nVIDIA flags in the driver... I suppose it happens with ComixCursors only, maybe related to pixel depth? - Mar 13 2006
Sounds like the animations get re-loaded with every tick. Are you a little short of memory? I never investigated it, but I would guess that the comixcursors consume a lot of memory. Something special with your X configuration, the graphics driver etc?
Cheers - Mar 03 2006
What do you mean with glitches? And wich cursors, the black ones? Is it that there appear pixels that do not belong to the cursor? - Mar 01 2006
per user installation:
# mkdir -p ~/.icons && cd ~/.icons && tar -xjvf ~/downloads/ComixCursors-0.3.2.tar.bz2

system installation:
# cd /usr/lib/X11/icons && sudo tar -xjvf ~/downloads/ComixCursors-0.3.2.tar.bz2

Use "gnome-control-center" to select it in the Hardware:Mouse tool on Gnome.

Have fun. - Jan 13 2006
Hi Hintzy,

looking at Firefox I found this:

# grep cursor /opt/MozillaFirefox/lib/res/EditorOverride.css
/* Primary cursor is text I-beam */
cursor: text;
Override the browser's pointer cursor over links
cursor: default;
cursor: text;
cursor: nw-resize;
cursor: n-resize;
cursor: ne-resize;
cursor: w-resize;
cursor: e-resize;
cursor: sw-resize;
cursor: s-resize;
cursor: se-resize;
cursor: move;

so I would figure mozilla wants the css/freedesktop cursors? I don't know why it works on my box, maybe it is related to these strange hash-links. Anyway: please download a litte script here: , which will link existing cursors to the CSS/freedesktop naming convention. And tell me wheter it worked for you or not.

- Jan 11 2006
Hey there,
the transparency is part of the cursor theme. You could download the sources and generate your own cursors with disabled transparency (set CURSORTRANS=0.0 in the CONFIG file).
Cheers - Dec 24 2005
Thanks. I must say that i just don't know why there is trouble with firefox. Does your firefox diplay the core cursors with other mouse-themes (whiteglass, crystal, ...) as well? I cannot really imagine that somthing is wrong with your distros packages, but you might just try the mozilla installer.
If there is an answer out there let us know. - Dec 23 2005
Hmm, thought i did. Will fix that silently as soon as possible. Thank man. - Dec 22 2005
Is that firefox issue on Gnome or KDE? - Dec 19 2005
Is it Gnome or KDE? - Dec 19 2005

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Score 50.0%
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but it's gnome, isn't it? So no "good" vote from me here, you might put it on
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Score 50.0%
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Score 50.0%
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wroemer posted a patch to that icewm bug here:

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Score 50.0%
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i like the idea of cutting a window out of the desktop!

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