[Wolves] Ubuntu

sparkes sparkes at westmids.biz
Sat Jan 8 17:12:15 GMT 2005

Philip Moore wrote:
> Hi
> I have installed Ubuntu (4.10 'Warty' - the download version) and it 
> installed without problems.  

There's only the download version, welcome to the world of free software ;-)

> There is one problem - when the Gnome 
> desktop appears there is a black cross in the centre of the screen, the 
> mouse pointer passes under the cross so the cross must be 'on top'.  The 
> cross does eventually go but for no predictable reason.
> Has anyon any experience of this problem (well more of an irritation 
> than a problem) and is so what is the cure. 

This is a problem with the hardware cursor.  Google for `linux hardware 
cursor` and perhaps the name of your video card to find out how to turn 
it off.

> Other than this minor glitch Ubuntu seem to work very well - even the 
> desktop colour is ok.
> Philip Moore

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