Bug 179076 - Mouse pointer theme not activating correctly
Mouse pointer theme not activating correctly
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-themes (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Matthias Clasen
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Reported: 2006-01-26 20:26 EST by Garry Harthill
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-03-11 12:32:20 EST
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Description Garry Harthill 2006-01-26 20:26:34 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.8) Gecko/20060103 Fedora/1.5-4 Firefox/1.5

Description of problem:
It seems if i change the to bluecurve cursor theme using System -> Prefs -> Mouse it seems to change the settings in the current active window only. All others are the same old cursors. Although the cursors work in the active window only the hour glass cursor is still not showing. If I swap to another active window the theme doesn't follow. It only works in the active window the theme was activated in.

If i change the cursor theme with all active windows closed the theme doesn't change the cursors at all.

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. Load into Gnome. Mine is in initlevel 5 so it goes straigt in.
2. Change theme using System -> Prefs -> Mouse to Bluecurve

Actual Results:  I can see the animated cursor just before GDM runs. It then changes to the unanimated cursor when GDM actually starts.
When logged into Gnome theme is not the bluecurve theme which it should be. When the theme is changed note that change only works in active window. Mouse over the panel at top or bottom or over another program and the mouse changes to the default theme

Expected Results:  Theme should be active when GDM is run and when Gnome loads. It should also be active in all aspects of the running of Gnome and not just in the active window.

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Comment 1 Rahul Sundaram 2006-02-20 05:52:38 EST

These bugs are being closed since a large number of updates have been released
after the FC5 test1 and test2 releases. Kindly update your system by running yum
update as root user or try out the third and final test version of FC5 being
released in a short while and verify if the bugs are still present on the system
.Reopen or file new bug reports as appropriate after confirming the presence of
this issue. Thanks
Comment 2 Matthias Clasen 2006-03-11 12:32:20 EST
Problems with the cursor theme were tracked to a problem in libXcursor which got
fixed in the meantime. I'll assume this is fixed. If you still have problems,
feel free to reopen or file a new bug.

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