[TriLUG] Disappearing mouse cursor
william at trilug.org
Tue Mar 21 18:22:11 EST 2006
Just for giggles, what happens if you CTRL+ALT+F1 and then CTRL+ALT+F7
(basically swap virtual terminals to console mode and then swap back)?
On Tue, 21 Mar 2006, Rick DeNatale wrote:
> I've got a (k)ubuntu machine which once in a blue moon seems to lose
> the mouse pointer. It just happened today again. I came home and
> moved the mouse which brought it out of the screen saver, but there
> was no mouse pointer.
> I ultimately had to kill the XOrg server to get the mouse cursor back,
> which killed the apps I had running as well.
> Any ideas on how to troubleshoot this, and/or to restore the mouse
> without killing the X session.
> Rick DeNatale
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