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brvcf
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Mouse pointer disappears

Post by brvcf » Sat Oct 13, 2018 1:31 am

XFCE 18.x and 19
No mouse pointer upon resume from sleep
Has happened on multiple PCs
sometimes switching consoles Ctrl-Alt-F1 then F7 will get it back but this is a work-around and not something that should be necessary on 'the best' OS
Just loaded Mint 19 XFCE 64 on a Dell E521 Athlon 64, GeForce 6150 LE graphics and it happened.

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configuration: driver=nouveau latency=0
The switch consoles trick did not work.

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Re: Mouse pointer disappears

Post by brvcf » Fri Dec 07, 2018 10:42 am

Apparently no one knows how to fix this problem??

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Re: Mouse pointer disappears

Post by sleeper12 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:50 pm

No guarantee, but enter this command in terminal & reboot if necessary:

gsettings set org.gnome.settings-daemon.plugins.cursor active false

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Re: Mouse pointer disappears

Post by sleeper12 » Fri Dec 07, 2018 1:57 pm

Another you can try:

1. Open Terminal with Crtl+Alt+T
2. Type 'sudo modprobe -r psmouse' and press enter
3. Type 'sudo modprobe psmouse' and press enter

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