[Solved] Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

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[Solved] Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#1 by Michele13 » 30 Apr 2015, 23:15

Hello, I don't know what happened but now my cursor has a strange appearence, it's big and looks like this

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/166 ... 010554.jpg

but if I take a screenshot it looks normal. How can I fix it? I can't use my mouse very well...also the volume indicator looks different then usual but I don't really care of that.

EDIT:
the problem is not in the modules that I've used. Something else screwed everything. I wonder what it is...the problem is in the savefile, I've deleted XFCE4's config directory and I messed everything up. Fortnately I was able to set it up in the way I want, but the problem is still present :)

EDIT 2:

The problem is system wide. I tried to log out, log in as root (the only other user that was present), disable conky at bootup inside guest account and rebooted the system and nothing worked...There are some icons that are not displayed inside the menu (such as fceux or the hp printing program preinstalled with porteus)

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Re: Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#2 by Rava » 02 May 2015, 06:59

@Michele13
Can you try the standard ISO, not a custom made one from the Porteus build configurator? COuld be that a rare used combination creates the error, as slim as the change might be...

Also, please run the very same system (with all modules identical) on another machine to confirm the error.

Does your system has a touch screen?

Also, run psinfo and post the info at pastebin and link to that pastebin in your next post.
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Re: Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#3 by Michele13 » 02 May 2015, 11:12

Rava wrote:@Michele13
Can you try the standard ISO, not a custom made one from the Porteus build configurator? COuld be that a rare used combination creates the error, as slim as the change might be...
I used a standard XFCE ISO and then added development, printing module, updates and a bunch of others
Rava wrote: Also, please run the very same system (with all modules identical) on another machine to confirm the error.
unfortunately I don't have another PC to try it on..
Rava wrote: Does your system has a touch screen?
Nope
Rava wrote: Also, run psinfo and post the info at pastebin and link to that pastebin in your next post.
I've fixed the problem by cleaning my save file (I deleted everything except the home folder. :wall: I'll post a pastebin from my system

http://pastebin.com/hkrrvYmq

I'll try to replicate the problem and put a paste of psinfo here

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Re: Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#4 by Rava » 02 May 2015, 13:15

When it's fixed for now, maybe it stays this way. :)

I set the initial post subject to [Solved]. Remove the [Solved] from the initial post thread subject and post a new post in this very thread if the error reappears.
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Re: [Solved] Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#5 by Michele13 » 03 May 2015, 00:01

Thanks for your patience :)

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Re: [Solved] Mouse's Cursor of strange shape

Post#6 by Rava » 03 May 2015, 03:03

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