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On Jolicloud 1.2, its Ubuntu based, GnomeDE/ChromiumGUI.
After showing some U-11.04 commands on VBox and changing my mouse pointer, my Max/Min/Resize/Move bar has dissapeared, and my mouse disappears randomly, usually when not hovering over something clickable.

So, anyone know the terminal command to reset the mouse pointer to default? I can handle everything else, I think, if I could see where my pointer is.

Worst case scenario, I can re-install JoliOS, being cloud based I'll have most my stuff right back once I sign in.
    
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New mouse and new o.s
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Originally Posted by GreekBostonBoy+ View Post
New mouse and new o.s
Just tried that in terminal... I don't think it worked.
    
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only thing i could think of is to unload reload the xorg modules or restart x. it really depends on what is actually happening, you should have some error messages in the xorg log file or somwhere

sounds like a bug
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post #5 of 5
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restarted x, fail. reload xorg, fail... turns out its a gnome issue with certain mouse pointers. Tried to kill GNOME and replace it with XFCE... and it killed the Chromium GUI that made this OS worth it.

Oh well... Joli had to go on this thing some day
I got Mandriva2010.2 KDE on here now and even though its not as fast as I'd love it to be, its super clean, super nice, and easy enough for my wife to use. Gonna try it out for a while... I'm more/less just tired of GNOME and its micro bugs.
    
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