SOLVED: Changing the mouse pointer

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SOLVED: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby deeplyconfused on Wed Mar 24, 2010 3:37 pm

How do I change the mouse pointer?

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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby Aging Technogeek on Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:26 pm

Which version of Mint are you using? It is done differently in different versions.
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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby deeplyconfused on Wed Mar 24, 2010 4:54 pm

Aging Technogeek wrote:Which version of Mint are you using? It is done differently in different versions.


Mint 8.

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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby gibbs1984 on Wed Mar 24, 2010 5:25 pm

I think he meant:

Gnome.
KDE.
XFCE.

Etc.
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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby deeplyconfused on Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:00 pm

gibbs1984 wrote:I think he meant:

Gnome.
KDE.
XFCE.

Etc.


I see. Gnome :D
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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby Aging Technogeek on Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:27 pm

Go to Menu=>Preferences=>Appearance=>Theme=>Customize=>Pointer. There are a few options listed by default. If you want more pointer options, Google "Gnome-look.org" and select "X11Mouse Themes" from the left side menu.

Find a pointer theme you like, download it to your desktop and(for most themes) drag the package into the Themes window in the Appearance utility. This will normally install the pointer theme and it will be available under Customize=>Pointer.
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Re: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby deeplyconfused on Wed Mar 24, 2010 7:52 pm

Aging Technogeek wrote:Go to Menu=>Preferences=>Appearance=>Theme=>Customize=>Pointer. There are a few options listed by default. If you want more pointer options, Google "Gnome-look.org" and select "X11Mouse Themes" from the left side menu.

Find a pointer theme you like, download it to your desktop and(for most themes) drag the package into the Themes window in the Appearance utility. This will normally install the pointer theme and it will be available under Customize=>Pointer.


That worked brilliantly. Thank you!
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Re: SOLVED: Changing the mouse pointer

Postby patrickcmorrison on Sat Mar 27, 2010 1:23 pm

how about in KDE?
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