Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 615289
Mouse cursor disappears after switching ttys when using compiz
Last modified: 2011-06-29 09:25:56 EDT
Description of problem:
When switching to a different tty and back, the mouse cursor disappears.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Happens every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run compiz.
2. Switch to a different tty.
3. Switch back to the tty running X.
Mouse cursor disappears (but you can still click).
Mouse should have a cursor icon.
Does not happen when using metacity, thus switching to metacity followed by switching to a different tty and back restores the mouse cursor.
I've run into this issue. I've seen it also happen when coming back from suspend. My hardware is Thinkpad T410 with an nVidia Corporation GT218 [NVS 3100M], but I think it is a fairly generic problem with compiz.
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