Invisible mouse pointer problem

Mauriat M mirandam at
Fri Jun 29 01:45:52 UTC 2007

On 6/28/07, Tom Diehl <tdiehl at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I just installed f7 on a new box. Once the machine is up and running the
> mouse pointer disappears. The mouse is working because if I move it
> carefully I can use it to navigate the menus at the top of the screen. I was
> able to turn on the option to highlight the mouse when the ctrl key is pressed
> which allows me to kind of operate the machine.
> I have installed all of the updates but I cannot figure out how to get the
> mouse pointer to show up. Does anyone have any ideas how to fix this.
> I am not running any of the nVidia propriatory modules and I would like to
> avoid that if possible.

Sounds like:

Disable HWCursor in Xorg.

Example: /etc/X11/xorg.conf

Section "Device"
        Identifier  "Videocard0"
        Driver      "nv"
        Option      "HWCursor" "off"

Hope this helps.


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