[xmonad] Mouse pointer: Always there?

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Thu Jan 7 23:31:55 EST 2010

On Jan 7, 2010, at 14:31 , 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
> There is also hhp in http://hackage.haskell.org/package/xmonad-utils

And as unclutter can trigger odd behavior, hhp is preferred.  (Both  
unclutter and hhp technically break the rules; hhp does so in a way  
that breaks fewer programs.)

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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