Two issues with Xwin

Larry Hall (Cygwin X)
Mon Aug 27 15:18:00 GMT 2007

Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Larry Hall (Cygwin X) (Mon, 27 Aug 2007 09:10:28 -0400)
>> On 08/25/2007, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>> * I regularly "lose" the mouse pointer and I'm unable to the the cursor 
>>> anymore in applications like Konsole (either natively or running as X 
>>> client on a Linux host). The mouse still works if I "blindly" click 
>>> somewhere, just the cursor is "gone". This happens with "-lesspointer" or 
>>> without. Any ideas?
>> Known issue.  Use the option off the context menu of the X icon in your
>> status bar to show the cursor again.  That's the current work-around.
> Okay, thanks, worked. Do you have some background information why this 
> happens and when? Because I have the feeling that sometime it happens 
> after a few minutes and sometimes after hours or not at all.

No, I don't.  You can check the email archives for more, though I don't
recall if there was more in the way of specific details or not.  It is
definitely a random occurrence.  I don't see it very much myself but I
do use the Xming server more regularly than the Cygwin version.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.                      (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
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