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Mouse cursor size (Solved)
« on: July 30, 2014, 02:01:53 pm »
Trying to help out a partially sighted friend here.

Need to get a large mouse cursor for him.

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« Last Edit: July 30, 2014, 06:41:56 pm by Jocklad 1 »

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Re: Mouse cursor size
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 04:38:53 pm »
Open a terminal and run:
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cd /usr/share/icons
then
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sudo wget http://gnome-look.org/CONTENT/content-files/140787-LargeCursors.tar.bz2
then
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sudo tar xvf 140787-LargeCursors.tar.bz2
then go to

menu > Preferences > Customise Look and Feel > Mouse Cursor (tab)

in the left hand column select "Large Mouse Cursors"

Click "Apply"

Now REBOOT.
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Re: Mouse cursor size
« Reply #1 on: July 30, 2014, 04:38:53 pm »

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Re: Mouse cursor size
« Reply #2 on: July 30, 2014, 04:41:30 pm »

 Thanks Mark,

 Will do it tonight.

 Jocklad

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Re: Mouse cursor size
« Reply #3 on: July 30, 2014, 05:13:17 pm »
Okey Dokey :)
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Re: Mouse cursor size
« Reply #4 on: July 30, 2014, 06:41:21 pm »

 Worked a treat Mark.

 My friend asked me to send you his grateful thanks.

 He is delighted to be able to use his mouse.

 Jocklad  :)

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Re: Mouse cursor size (Solved)
« Reply #5 on: July 30, 2014, 06:49:01 pm »
You're both most welcome :)
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