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Title : Synergy, no mouse cursor on Ubuntu 17.10
Author : Remy van Elst
Date : 11-04-2018
URL : https://raymii.org/s/snippets/Synergy_no_mouse_cursor_on_Ubuntu_17.10.html
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Synergy is an application to control remote screens with your local mouse and
keyboard over the network, cross platform. You could use Linux as your main OS
and have a seperate box with Windows next to it, and use your Linux mouse to
control windows. On Ubuntu 17.10 the mouse cursor is not visible, but does work.
This snippet provides a fix. Hint, wayland is in the way.
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Log out to the Login screen, open the Cog menu and select "Ubuntu on Xorg" as
the desktop session. Then the cursor is displayed. zx
The bug is reported [here:
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