Bug 16536 - Plasma 5 desktop - mouse cursor does not change it's shape
Summary: Plasma 5 desktop - mouse cursor does not change it's shape
Alias: None
Product: Mageia
Classification: Unclassified
Component: RPM Packages (show other bugs)
Version: Cauldron
Hardware: i586 Linux
Priority: Normal normal
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nicolas Lécureuil
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Blocks: 17523
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Reported: 2015-08-05 11:02 CEST by Jüri Ivask
Modified: 2016-02-02 08:38 CET (History)
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Source RPM: plasma-desktop-5.3.2-16.mga6.src.rpm
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Description Jüri Ivask 2015-08-05 11:02:50 CEST
Description of problem: mouse cursor does not change it's shape on windows borders or by providing launch feedback

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):5.3.2

How reproducible:every time

Steps to Reproduce:
1.start Plasma 5  desktop with its default cursor theme - breeze
2.move cursor to some opened window border or launch some application eg libreoffice - cursor shape does not change
3.expected behaviour - cursor shape changes on window border or displays "busy cursor"

Not sure if it is related, but in .xsession-errors:
/usr/bin/startkde: line 187: kapplymousetheme: command missing

/usr/bin/kapplymousetheme file is indeed missing.

Also, in the systemsettings there is missing dialogue for:
1. Selecting mouse theme in: Appearance -> Workspace Theme
2. Configuring mouse in: Hardware -> Input Devices


Steps to Reproduce:
Comment 1 Jin-tong Hu 2015-08-05 19:26:51 CEST
The same here

CC: (none) => piscestong

Comment 2 Jüri Ivask 2015-08-13 11:29:00 CEST
After august 12th KF5.13 & Plasma 5.4 beta update, now the mouse cursor changes on window border to another theme - in my case it changes from breeze to wonderland (or similar). However - when I changed the mouse cursor theme in systemsettings (yes, now that option exists) from breeze to something else and then back to breeze then the cursor theme started to work as expected...
Comment 3 Jüri Ivask 2015-08-17 15:14:54 CEST
As nobody confirms that change to another cursor theme in default install and setting the cursor theme in Systemsettings -> Appearance -> Workspace Theme solves the problem, then I'd set it as resolved fixed...

Resolution: (none) => FIXED

Comment 4 Jüri Ivask 2015-09-15 16:16:03 CEST
The bug still exists in fresh network install of Mageia Cauldron with Plasma Desktop.
Workaround is to set the cursor theme with systemsettings.

Resolution: FIXED => (none)

Comment 5 Rémi Verschelde 2016-01-19 11:23:41 CET
Does this bug still occur in the current cauldron?

Blocks: (none) => 17523

Comment 6 Jüri Ivask 2016-02-02 08:38:52 CET
Made a Cauldron network install January 20th by minimal install with X + later urpmi --no-recommends task-plasma5-minimal
I did not check it specially but I do not remember the cursor theme changing as per comment 1.
So I guess we can close this bug.

Resolution: (none) => FIXED

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