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[Bug 1453538] Re: Invisible mouse pointer


Today I had a kernel bug, which appeared at second 42 after the start,
and restarting lightdm helped, contrary to my previous experience.
Unfortunately, I did not save the dmesg. Thus, the kernel bug may or may
not affect the mouse pointer issue. The kernel bug also does not appear
in dmesg on every restart. If I see it again, I'll paste the dmesg here.

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  Invisible mouse pointer

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Status in lightdm package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  After system boot on login screen mouse pointer is invisible. I am
  able to click to gadgets but its blind clicking. I dont know where is
  mouse pointer. When I'm switch to virtual console (CTRL+ALT+F1) and

  sudo service lightdm restart

  command LightDM restarts and mouse pointer back to normal.

  ProblemType: Bug
  DistroRelease: Ubuntu 15.04
  Package: lightdm 1.14.0-0ubuntu2
  ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.19.0-17.17-lowlatency 3.19.6
  Uname: Linux 3.19.0-17-lowlatency x86_64
  ApportVersion: 2.17.2-0ubuntu1
  Architecture: amd64
  CurrentDesktop: Unity
  Date: Sun May 10 14:27:50 2015
  InstallationDate: Installed on 2015-02-13 (85 days ago)
  InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 14.10 "Utopic Unicorn" - Release amd64 (20141022.1)
   allow-guest = false
  SourcePackage: lightdm
  UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to vivid on 2015-04-25 (15 days ago)

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