With Linux Mint 13 xfce, the mouse "arrow" on the screen sometimes goes away. I'm able to then
shut things down, because I can see that the mouse is still functional from the fact that when
I move the mouse over various menus, they light up, then, I shut down without having actually
This is a really old PC (10+ years). It is also a replacement USB mouse. Might the fact that
it's a USB mouse be a factor?