Cursors

Source (link to git-repo or to original if based on someone elses unmodified work): https://gitlab.com/limitland/comixcursors

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Description:

The original Comix Cursors.

X11 mouse theme with a comics feeling.
The package comes with 12 different mouse themes for X11.
6 colors (black, blue, green, orange, red and white)
2 different weights (slim and normal)

From version 0.8 on the cursors are 'multisize', meaning that you don't need to install one theme for each size, but only one theme, and chose the size in the cursor theme selection dialog.
The full installation also includes left-handed themes, you can choose whatever you prefer from the downloads below.

The cursors are named according to the freedesktop.org cursor naming convention, compatibility and hash cursor names are linked. In addition to the original cursor pack left-handed and opaque versions are still available here.
Please read the README and INSTALL files provided in the source package for installation and packaging instructions, as well as some hints on various issues.

MAINTAINERS:
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Please checkout the latest sources from the new official repository on gitlab.com: https://gitlab.com/limitland/comixcursors. Please read http://www.limitland.de/comixcursors


Have fun.
Last changelog:

Version 0.9.2 4 months ago

* Solve problems with the automated build pipeline, causing corrupted images in the build artefacts.

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jlue

7 years ago

Oh boy, the sources are broken, also in the repository. I am working on a fix.

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Adimgar

7 years ago

I've using it for years, i really like it, but with the 0.8 version i can't get it working on gnome 3.8, it brings me the default theme, am I doing something wrong? i put them in /usr/share/icons/ as always.

Thanks in advance and congratulations for a top quality work.

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jlue

7 years ago

Hi,
I have tried that with gnome 3.8, but the cursors showed up nearly as expected. The only drawback was, that I could not choose the cursor size in the settings panel, and I suppose that's the problem. I could imagine that there is some hidden configuration setting, which stores the cursor size. Your stored size might differ from the ones available in the comixcursors package? That's just a guess.
So I recommend you to switch back to the 0.7.4 or 0.7.3 version. There is no difference in the cursors appearance, but a change in the build process and for the 0.8 version the switch to multisize cursors.
HTH

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Adimgar

7 years ago

Thanks a lot for your answer.

That was my thought too, Gnome lacks cursor size configuration settings, there are some files that has to be modified in order to achieve that, but since there is no visual difference, i'll stick to the 0.7.4 version till we can change sizes in Gnome someday. Using 3.10 now and there are no size settings yet.

Thanks again and congratulations for your gorgeous cursor themes.

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jlue

7 years ago

OK, thanks for the report, investigating. Give me a little time though.

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tr3nton

7 years ago

Are the large versions of the cursors a thing of the past?

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jlue

7 years ago

Hi,
no? It's rather the small versions, better suited for small screen resolutions.
The large ones are for people who need some extra visual feedback.

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gracca

7 years ago

"Not Found

The requested URL /comixcursors/ComixCursors-Opaque-0.8.0.tar.bz2 was not found on this server."

I think that you forgot to upload the file to your server :)

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jlue

7 years ago

Oh, you're right. It's there now.
THanks

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gracca

7 years ago

Thanks to you for the good work!!

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tsujan

7 years ago

This is the most elegant x11 mouse theme I've ever seen. I use it since 2006.

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Multy7

7 years ago

In Ubuntu 13.04 my cursors don't have a shadow, but instead a grey transparent square around them. Anyone else seeing this?

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jlue

7 years ago

Hi, that's probably your graphics driver, that handles the transparency of the cursors. You could try switching off hardware acceleration.

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Multy7

7 years ago

Nevermind, it's an issue with the Ubuntu 13.04 package only. It seems all the pics have had their background darkened somehow. You're probably not the one who provides the Ubuntu repository packages, right?

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synthakai

7 years ago

packages v 0.7.3 in ubuntu 1304 (and linuxmint15) and debian unstable are affected. Installing comix cursors version 0.7.2 from 1210 (lm14) fixes the problem

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clemensgroepl

7 years ago

comixcursors-lefthanded_0.7.2-2ubuntu1_all.deb
from Ubuntu 12.10 works for me on linux mint 15

Thank you so much for the hint

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Multy7

7 years ago

Don't I need my hardware acceleration to run unity and other stuff properly?

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l300lvl

8 years ago

Awesome work, and huge thanks for the rpms mate!

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adama88

8 years ago

I've try to download the file but i can't, the file was not found. Were there changes in the link?
I've used firefox et chromium and that same result.

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jlue

8 years ago

Hi, I had a server crash, still recovering. The downloads will be up again later today.
THanks, Jens

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adama88

8 years ago

By means of searches I found a version in the official repository of ubuntu. I do not know the number of version but this theme is good.

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shantiq

8 years ago

copy all folders to

/usr/share/icons

then applications/system tools/preferences/advanced settings/cursor themes

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shantiq

8 years ago

in oneiric this might help a few other guys




open first download of the list

zip all folders you want


sudo cp *zip usr/share/icons


cd usr/share/icons

sudo unzip *zip


good to go

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shantiq

8 years ago

and


then applications/other/advanced settings/cursor theme

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oliverjoos

9 years ago

I use comixcursors for years and really like it. Recently terminal output tends to be more colorful by default (grep, ,ls, nano, ...). To improve contrast to brighter colors I changed terminal background to black. Now the comixcursors text pointer is hardly visible (only two small dots) when it is over a terminal. The same problem occurs over black webpages, and I guess with dark themes in general.

I attached an image how it could be improved at https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/comixcursors/+bug/844603

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Version 0.9.2 4 months ago

* Solve problems with the automated build pipeline, causing corrupted images in the build artefacts.

Version 0.9.1 4 months ago

* Minor updates to the build scripts.
* Remove XFree86 requirement for distribution PRMs.
* Add gitlab.com CI/CD pipeline and page configuration.

4 years ago

2016-06-10: version 0.9.0

- Move the original repository to gitlab.com
- Increase the shadows transparency.

2013-10-23: version 0.8.2

- Correct build of entire cursor set from source.
- Explain how to set cursor size in Gnome 3.
- Correct transparency level for Opaque cursors.
- Set hairline colour consistently.

2013-10-12: version 0.8.1
- Set orientation RightHanded if not specified.
- Build theme variants.
- Fix the multisize build process from sources.

2013-09-21: version 0.8
- Use multisize cursors.

2012-08-13: version 0.7.4
- Switch from deprecated "˜rsvg(1)' to "˜rsvg-convert(1)'.

2011-09-13: version 0.7.3
- Ben: Updated documentation for building custom themes.
- Ben: Expand shell wildcards in rule dependencies.

2011-02-26: version 0.7.2
- All Qt4 links (Ben).

2010-10-16: version 0.7.1
- Additional Qt4 cursor links (thx aqeeliz).

2010-06-03: version 0.7
- Licence changed to GPLv3.
- Uninstallation of current/custom/all cursors from sources.
- Render images using "˜rsvg' (faster than Inkscape).
- Generate animation frames from starting image using SVG transform attributes (not "˜patch').
- Easier to customise install location.
- Maintainability improvements of build system and programs.
- Include "Opaque" and "Left Handed" alternatives in primary source package.

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