[Xmonad] incorrect mouse cursor in some apps

Trevor Elliott trevor at galois.com
Fri Oct 26 14:33:59 EDT 2007

On Fri, 26 Oct 2007 19:59:55 +0200
Wagner Ferenc <wferi at niif.hu> wrote:

> Andrew Sackville-West <andrew at swclan.homelinux.org> writes:
> > the problem: some apps, a blank workspace and the border around
> > windows all show the default "X" mouse cursor.
> It's the same for me, but on Debian Etch.  I've never considered this
> a bug, but maybe it is?!

It's not a bug, you just have to set your cursor at start up :)

I've got an xmonad-session script that starts up xmonad with a load of
other stuff.  What I'm doing to fix the cursor is:

/usr/bin/xsetroot -cursor_name left_ptr

Which looks worlds better than the bit X  :)


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