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Month: May 2018

Cursor customization (was Re: [Users] a miracle has happened!)

From: Leslie Turriff <jlturriff@...>
Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 16:28:19 -0500
On 2018-05-21 12:38:06 dep wrote:
> now if i could cook up the mouse cursor i've wanted ever since i switched
> from OS/2 to linux. there was an OS/2 utility that allowed one to write
> one's own mouse (and other) cursors, and i got it and used it and loved it
> because it was possible to make a pointer arrow that was the reverse of
> whatever it was over -- black on white, white on black, blue on red, etc.,
> to the point of even being half one color and half the other when it
> rested on an edge. this made it manifestly visible, always. linux has
> nothing to match it and i intend to undertake a course of study that will
> result in its being replicated for linux.
	My old Amiga system had that capability too, but for some reason the Linux 
desktops seem to have overlooked that particular customization.  Being 
strongly left-handed, I changed my cursor to point to the right instead of 
the left, but on Linux I'm unable to do that. :-(