[xmonad] Mouse pointer: Always there?

Adam Vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Thu Jan 7 16:41:01 EST 2010

* On Thursday, January 07 2010, Gwern Branwen wrote:

>On Thu, Jan 7, 2010 at 2:28 PM, Geoff Reedy <geoff at programmer-monk.net> wrote:
>> On Thu, Jan 07, 2010 at 08:13:57PM +0100, Ralph Hofmann said
>>> Is there a way to let the mouse pointer disappear after a few seconds of
>>> not using the mouse und let it reappear again, when the mouse is beeing
>>> used?
>> There is a program called unclutter that does this. I've never used it
>> though.
>> ftp://export.lcs.mit.edu/contrib/utilities/unclutter-8.README
>> ftp://export.lcs.mit.edu/contrib/utilities/unclutter-8.tar.Z
>>> Ralph
>There is also hhp in http://hackage.haskell.org/package/xmonad-utils

Also, some applications also blank the pointer on keyboard input (or a

    ! in ~/.Xdefaults, works for urxvt (rxvt-unicode) at least
    *pointerBlank: true


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