Ugly little hand (and annoying progress animation...)
Steven P. Ulrick
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Wed Jun 2 13:52:10 UTC 2010
> On Tue, 1 Jun 2010, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 01 Jun 2010 19:55:19 -0700
> > From: Jonathan Ryshpan <jonrysh at pacbell.net>
> > To: Fedora List <fedora-list at redhat.com>
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> > Subject: Ugly little hand
> > The cursor that displays over desktop icons and links in Firefox, among
> > other places -- a little black hand pointing up -- is really ugly. (At
> > least I think so.) How can it be changed?
> > Appearance Preferences->Theme->Customize Theme
> > allows changing the default cursor but not others.
> > Same question for the whirling circle that displays when the system is
> > busy.
> Well, you can switch back to Bluecurve (as I did).
> Just edit:
> and replace
> Be sure you have bluecurve-cursor-theme installed (yum install
> Restart X. That's all.
I would love to get rid of it completely. I changed my mouse pointer theme to
Oxygen Black in KDE's System Settings. That worked fine except in Firefox and
Google Chrome. There I still have the ugly hand. I even changed
"/usr/share/icons/default/index.theme" to read as follows:
After logging out and logging back in, I still have that ugly hand.
What I would also love to get rid of is the little animation that takes place by
the cursor when it is waiting for something to complete. I looked through the
mouse pointer themes in System Settings for one that did not have that
animation, or just some way to shut it off, all to no avail... Yes, I have
Launch Feedback set to "No Busy Cursor."
Anyway, any wisdom you can give me is greatly appreciated.
Steven P. Ulrick
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