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Re: [opensuse] mouse pointer disappears
  • From: Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 01 Feb 2007 14:00:56 -0800
  • Message-id: <1170367257.9625.11.camel@xxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, 2007-01-31 at 22:43 -0800, Dog Walker wrote:
> On 1/29/07, Carl William Spitzer IV <cwsiv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 11:43 -0800, Richard Pace wrote:
> > > Hi:
> > > Running SuSE 10.2 on HP Pavilion AMD Athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+.
> > >
> > > My mouse pointer disappears every so often. The mouse is still working, so to
> > > speak - I just can't see it. Using keyboard controls I have tried changing
> > > personal settings in KDE to a new mouse scheme. That does not help. Even
> > > restarting KDE does not help. So far, only a reboot restores the mouse
> > > pointer.
> >
> > Do you use a KVM?
> > if so <Ctrl><alt>F1 then <Ctrl><alt>F7.
>
> What happens when you do this Carl?

Forces the software to poll the hardware and find the mouse. KVM have
sometimes lost the mouse so rather than reboot you force the focus to
konsole by F1 then back to X by F7.

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