i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

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i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby oigroig » Wed Feb 26, 2014 9:06 am

as the title say,i've downloaded aero extralarge and comixcursors 0.8.2 but i have no idea of how to install them

i'm using mint 16 cinnamon 64 bit

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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby austin.texas » Wed Feb 26, 2014 12:13 pm

Copy the folders into /usr/share/icons/
Change cursors by right-click on Panel > Settings > Themes > Other Settings > Mouse Pointer
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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby Flemur » Wed Feb 26, 2014 1:40 pm

With fluxbox or similar, you might also need to do:
~/.Xdefaults: Xcursor.size: 40
~/.Xresources: Xcursor.size: 40
~/.xsettingsd: Gtk/CursorThemeSize 40
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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby oigroig » Wed Feb 26, 2014 3:51 pm

austin.texas wrote:Copy the folders into /usr/share/icons/
Change cursors by right-click on Panel > Settings > Themes > Other Settings > Mouse Pointer


i can't extract,it says that thereare not enough permissions for exctract on "icons"

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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby austin.texas » Wed Feb 26, 2014 4:41 pm

oigroig wrote:i can't extract,it says that thereare not enough permissions for exctract on "icons"


Yes, you do have to have administrative permissions to copy something into a folder owned by root
If the folder is on your desktop, open a terminal and enter this command -
sudo cp /home/yourusername/Desktop/nameoffolder /usr/share/icons/
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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby oigroig » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:17 pm

austin.texas wrote:
oigroig wrote:i can't extract,it says that thereare not enough permissions for exctract on "icons"


Yes, you do have to have administrative permissions to copy something into a folder owned by root
If the folder is on your desktop, open a terminal and enter this command -
sudo cp /home/yourusername/Desktop/nameoffolder /usr/share/icons/


cp: directory "/home/giorgio/Scrivania/aero-extra-large" omitted

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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby austin.texas » Wed Feb 26, 2014 7:56 pm

sudo cp /home/giorgio/Scrivania/aero-extra-large /usr/share/icons/
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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby oigroig » Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:07 am

austin.texas wrote:sudo cp /home/giorgio/Scrivania/aero-extra-large /usr/share/icons/


it doesn't work,it give me the same message

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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby austin.texas » Thu Feb 27, 2014 7:40 am

My mistake.
The cp command copies files. If you want to copy directories, you have to give it cp -r

sudo cp -r /home/giorgio/Scrivania/aero-extra-large /usr/share/icons/
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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby oigroig » Thu Feb 27, 2014 8:02 am

done,thank you all

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Re: i want bigger cursor,how can i do it?

Postby austin.texas » Thu Feb 27, 2014 9:59 am

Per favore vai al tuo primo post, fare clic su EDIT e aggiungere [SOLVED] al titolo.
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