Freezing mouse cursor in 19

Frank McCormick beacon at
Fri Dec 27 19:32:07 UTC 2013

On 26/12/13 06:13 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
> On 26/12/13 04:26 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
>> On 12/26/2013 01:16 PM, Frank McCormick wrote:
>>> The mouse cursor remains in one place but as I move the mouse
>>> around I can see that it's hovering over other things.
>> So it's only the pointer that stops moving, while the computer "knows"
>> that the mouse is in a different position, right?  Have you tried
>> clicking on something while this is going on, to see if the computer
>> reacts properly to it?  If it does, we'll have limited the issue to
>> whatever it is that puts the pointer on the screen.
>     Yes. the cursor is stuck while it's still sending the proper info to
> the computer. If I click on something the computer does the "right"
> thing...changes videos or whatever.
> But even if I shutdown Chrome the mouse cursor remains frozen, and if
> I get out out of the desktop, the graphics screen of lightdm is totally
> corrupted. Then a reboot is the only way to restore things. Sounds like
> a video problem to me. I switched Chrome from its internal flash to the
> latest adobe flash but there is no change.

    Also discovered it doesn't happen when I am logged in on another 
account on this machine. And that account uses compiz !

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