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It is truly an embarrassment upon the Xorg community when trying to figure out how to create your own mouse cursor theme is every bit as hard as figuring out how to get fucking CUPS working.

Every. Day. I grow more and more disillusioned with Linux in particular, and I don't think switching to BSD would solve this particular usability issue.

I. want. my. own. mouse. pointers. Why is this so god damned hard?

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@vertigo
What's the snag you've run into?

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@violet Insufficient documentation, an absolute dirth of examples to draw from, conflicting tutorials dated more than a decade ago (and none of which seem to work on my installation). I'm sure there are more.

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@vertigo I suppose it should have been a bad sign for me to discover that almost no Linux graphics viewers or editors support xcursor files

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@vertigo

As a BSD guy: we have no help for you.

X is terrible.

Want to change the world? Build a whole new Unix window system.

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@mwlucas Grin. I think Wayland is proving quite how impossible that endeavor has proved to be so far. ;)

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@vertigo It is a seriously HARD problem.

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@vertigo on that note, please bring back screensavers in desktop environments. All I want is for my DE to recognize Electric Sheep and require login when it gets interrupted.
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