Synergy, no mouse cursor on Ubuntu 17.10
Published: 11-04-2018 | Author: Remy van Elst | Text only version of this article
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Synergy is an application to control remote screens with your local mouse andkeyboard over the network, cross platform. You could use Linux as your main OSand have a seperate box with Windows next to it, and use your Linux mouse tocontrol windows. On Ubuntu 17.10 the mouse cursor is not visible, but does work.This snippet provides a fix. Hint, wayland is in the way.
Log out to the Login screen, open the Cog menu and select "Ubuntu on Xorg" asthe desktop session. Then the cursor is displayed. zx
The bug is reported here:https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/synergy/+bug/1728465Tags: snippets, synergy, ubuntu