Visit Our UNIX and Linux User Community


Sizing Mouse Pointer


 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Operating Systems AIX Sizing Mouse Pointer
# 1  
Old 11-20-2007
Sizing Mouse Pointer

On AIX machines 4.3, 5.1, 5.2 and 5.3 am having trouble seeing the mouse pointer in CDE.
Found this on web
To change the cursor to a large red X, run the following command .

#xsetroot -cursor_name X-cursor -bg red

Could someone kindly give me the command line wording to undo the above command if it does not work out.
The man pages says to use -def to get back to the default values but not sure how to incorporate this in the above command line to reverse its effects.

Thanks
# 2  
Old 11-20-2007
man xsetroot

Quote:
Originally Posted by IBM
If no options are specified or if the -def flag is specified, the window is reset to its default state. The -def flag can be specified with other flags and only the unspecified characteristics are reset to the default state.
# 3  
Old 11-21-2007
Sizing Mouse Pointer

Porter.
Many thanks for your reply.
Unable to sort out commands, as beyond my level of expertise.
Swapped from 17" screen to 21" which is a lot better.

Previous Thread | Next Thread
Test Your Knowledge in Computers #855
Difficulty: Medium
JSX (JavaScript XML) is an extension to the JavaScript language syntax.
True or False?

8 More Discussions You Might Find Interesting

1. Solaris

Sun hardware sizing

Hi, Never worked with Sun, but I have been presented to make a decision about Sun server hardware, since the application which we'll be running is not so popular and you guys might not have idea, for reference I can tell you our competitor is running same application (business volume 10 times... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: tayyabq8
1 Replies

2. AIX

Sizing p7 systems

Hi, I am currently given the dubious task ;) to make an assumption on sizing our current p5 environment in relation to new p7 machines. Is there any kind of a vague factor how to calculate this? I found some official IBM benchmark results with long lists of different Power machines and their... (9 Replies)
Discussion started by: zaxxon
9 Replies

3. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Windows to Linux remote console using VNC brings up blank console screen with only mouse pointer

:confused:Hi This was installed on the Linux box a few weeks back by a guy that no longer works for us. All worked fine until last week. Now when we connect its just a blank screen with no icons. I get a whole bunch of errors when starting the service too: Tue Feb 23 14:29:45 2010 ... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: wbdevilliers
1 Replies

4. Linux

System sizing for X sessions

Hello all. I've been tasked with building a system that will have up to 50 concurrent users connected and using an X session running firefox. Is there some kind of standard sizing model available that will tell me what kind of network/CPU utilization I will be looking at? Or even better some... (1 Reply)
Discussion started by: ZekesGarage
1 Replies

5. Programming

pass a pointer-to-pointer, or return a pointer?

If one wants to get a start address of a array or a string or a block of memory via a function, there are at least two methods to achieve it: (1) one is to pass a pointer-to-pointer parameter, like: int my_malloc(int size, char **pmem) { *pmem=(char *)malloc(size); if(*pmem==NULL)... (11 Replies)
Discussion started by: aaronwong
11 Replies

6. UNIX for Dummies Questions & Answers

Changing middle mouse button for pasting to right mouse button in cygwin rxvt

Hi, I'm using rxvt in Cygwin and I'm wondering how to change my mouse bindings from the middle button for pasting to the right button. The main reason why I want to do this is because my laptop doesn't have a middle mouse button. Thanks for any help! (2 Replies)
Discussion started by: sayeo
2 Replies

7. Solaris

Changing the mouse pointer size in CDE

Hi Frnds, Can anybody of you suggest me hw to change the mouse pointer size in CDE..?? (0 Replies)
Discussion started by: sriram.s
0 Replies

8. Shell Programming and Scripting

Building a better mouse trap, or How many lines of code does it take to trap a mouse?

Hello all, I'm hoping to get a little insight from some of the wily veterans amongst you. I've written a script to check for new outgoing files to our vendors located on our ssl server. It seems to be working ok, but the final question here, will be one of logic, and/or a better way to... (4 Replies)
Discussion started by: mph
4 Replies

Featured Tech Videos