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How to change the GTK cursor

Postby lKingjr on Thu Dec 23, 2010 1:46 am

I was wondering how one changes the GTK cursors in Fluxbox?

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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby Nottyl on Thu Dec 30, 2010 4:49 pm

You can install lxappearance which handles your Gtk themes, cursors, icons and fonts, in this version found here
https://launchpad.net/~lxde/+archive/ppa/+packages

The one in the Ubuntu 10.4 repos doesn't handle cursors I think.
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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby lKingjr on Thu Dec 30, 2010 5:59 pm

Nottyl wrote:You can install lxappearance which handles your Gtk themes, cursors, icons and fonts, in this version found here
https://launchpad.net/~lxde/+archive/ppa/+packages

The one in the Ubuntu 10.4 repos doesn't handle cursors I think.


thanks, I think that was my problem. the lxappearance installed doesn't do cursors. I will try it. :)
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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby Kendall on Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:39 am

Another option is to use a terminal and type:
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sudo update-alternatives --all

Which will give you a plethora of configuration options including, but not limited to, the cursor theme.
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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby lKingjr on Fri Jan 14, 2011 1:54 am

Kendall wrote:Another option is to use a terminal and type:
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sudo update-alternatives --all

Which will give you a plethora of configuration options including, but not limited to, the cursor theme.


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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby rhodry on Fri Jan 14, 2011 2:04 am

If you don't want to wade through "--all" use "x-cursor-theme". Or, install 'galternatives' from the repo and browse through all the options with a gui. You might be surprised at some of the default settings?!! :)

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Re: How to change the GTK cursor

Postby leodelacruz on Sun Feb 27, 2011 2:41 am

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