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[Bug 1401842] Re: Two cursors on each tty console


Dear developers:

Prior to some installations, more feedback I can give for now is that the problem also persists with
- gpm version 1.20.4-6.1
- xorg version 1:7.7+1ubuntu8.1
- two physical monitors attached through DVI
- the arrow, non-functional cursor is displayed on exactly one of them
- all the other , "usable" contents including the gpm rectangular cursor is duplicated as expected.



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  Two cursors on each tty console

Status in xorg package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  Package: xorg
  Version:  1:7.7+1ubuntu8

  How to reproduce:
  1) Make sure you have X and gpm running. Observe that under X you are having just one cursor displayed.
  2) Press Ctrl+Alt+F1 to switch to tty1 console.
  3) Observe that you have two cursors on the black screen: the square one is probably from gpm and responds to mouse movements, while the arrow one is as in X, is centered, and it does not move with the mouse. The screen foto is attached.

  Expected: exactly one cursor under X, exactly one cursor on each
  console, both X and console cursors are operational.

  Any help is appreciated.

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