Re: Changing the X cursor

Andrew Sullivan (
Tue, 30 Nov 1999 07:33:30 -0500 (EST)


This is set in the feel file (which is pretty odd, I admit, since it's
obviously related to how things look).

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On Mon, 29 Nov 1999 wrote:

> I am running AfterStep-1.7.150-1 on RH6.0.  I installed
> it using a Freshmeat rpm.  It is working well for me.
> I would like to change the X cursor used with AfterStep.
> The default cursor is a black arrow bordered by white.
> I am interested in a cursor that looks like:
>   /usr/share/afterstep/desktop/cursors/cursor.xbm
> I can get the cursor to change in the background by using:
>   xsetroot -cursor ~/cursor.xbm  ~/cursor.xbm.mask
> But the cursor is changed back to the default AfterStep
> cursor when over the wharf, winlist, or most applications.
> I have read through much doc without finding the key to
> configure this.  In desperation I am turning to this
> mailing list.
> Is this possible?  Regards and TIA...
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