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FS#45142 - [libxcursor] Wrong cursor shown on Plasma background

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Federico (nierro) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 12:45 GMT
Last edited by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Wednesday, 03 June 2015, 09:17 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Jan de Groot (JGC)
Andreas Radke (AndyRTR)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


Wrong cursor shown on background, as stated here:

Additional info:
* breeze 5.3.1-2

It seems breeze should change /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme with Inherits=breeze_cursors (this solved the issue for me and other 2-3 people in "KF 5 & Plasma" sticky forum post.
[Icon Theme]

Don't know if this is a breeze bug or a libxcursor's one.
On linked github page there are some solutions.
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Closed by  Jan de Groot (JGC)
Wednesday, 03 June 2015, 09:17 GMT
Reason for closing:  Won't implement
Comment by Federico (nierro) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 12:47 GMT
The dot after breeze_cursors is a typo...
By the way, libxcursor 1.1.14-2, it may be useful.
Comment by Antonio Rojas (arojas) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 15:32 GMT
What happens if you remove /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme?
Comment by Federico (nierro) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 16:08 GMT
It is working.

ps: sorry, i forgot to put a summary of the bug...
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 16:26 GMT
No, we will not change this. Adwaita is a valid fallback theme for "broken" themes that are missing cursors. Replacing it with another theme that might not be complete will cause issues.

If you want to change this, change your active cursor theme to fallback to breeze_cursors instead.
Comment by Federico (nierro) - Saturday, 30 May 2015, 16:48 GMT
Mmh, you mean by creating a ~/.icons/default/index.theme with Inherits=breeze_cursors, as stated here:
This is surely better than changing system wide /usr/share/icons/default/index.theme (i didn't know it could be done this way).
I think i'll write this workaround in the plasma wiki page as some users already reported this issue.