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Cursor has disappeared after upgrading to Ubuntu 14.10

asked 2014-10-24 12:56:47 +0000

abonec gravatar image

I upgrade from 14.04.1 to 14.10 and reboot. In login screen and unity cursor is presence but when I logged in i3wm cursor is disappear.

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Is it gone everywhere or just on the background whithout any windows on the workspace? That is, if you open an application, is the cursor visible again?

Adaephon gravatar imageAdaephon ( 2014-10-24 13:02:18 +0000 )edit

Cursor not visible everywere but it working. I mean cursor is just invisible.

abonec gravatar imageabonec ( 2014-10-24 13:07:19 +0000 )edit

I changed cursor theme but cursor stay invisible in i3wm and only in i3wm.

abonec gravatar imageabonec ( 2014-10-24 14:09:41 +0000 )edit

Both of the solutions below work, but several other things stopped working after my upgrade and the only way to make everything work again is to use `unity-settings-daemon` instead of `gnome-settings-daemon`

simao gravatar imagesimao ( 2014-10-30 18:49:20 +0000 )edit

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answered 2014-10-24 14:15:33 +0000

abonec gravatar image

updated 2014-10-24 14:15:55 +0000

This problem solved by

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false

in console

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answered 2014-10-26 11:17:54 +0000

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updated 2014-10-26 11:19:30 +0000

I had the same problem. Solved it by starting unity-settings-daemon instead of gnome-settings-daemon at startup.

Here is the line I put to ~/.i3/config:

exec --no-startup-id unity-settings-daemon

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I had the same problem - no mouse cursor visible in i3 on Ubuntu after an upgrade. Adding this to my config file and restarting fixed the problem. Thanks.

DaveChild gravatar imageDaveChild ( 2015-04-27 12:33:01 +0000 )edit

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