Mouse pointer in FC3
fedora at westexe.demon.co.uk
Sat Dec 17 15:28:29 UTC 2005
> My mouse pointer frequently changes to being solid black which then makes
> it almost invisible on a dark background. Two application that I know of
> that make this happen are gvim and mutt. These both make the cursor
akonstam at trinity.edu replied:
> I am not sure what the problem is but I can't understand what the
> mouse pointer has to do with mutt? Can you enlighten me?
Ross then wrote:
> Mutt is one of the applications that I use that will make the mouse
> pointer turn solid black.
It's highly unlikely to be anything to do with mutt. Mutt doesn't have
anything to do with the mouse: it doesn't understand it in the
What's probably causing the effect is the terminal emulator you're
using, interacting with your X server.
Since gvim does it as well, I'd be inclined to blame your X server.
Which X server are you using? Which version of x.org are you using (are
you up to date)?
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