To install the theme under GNOME or KDE, untar to
~/.icons/ and select the
theme/size from the mouse properties control center applet.
Looks like cursor theming isn't all that well tested. On some distributions it's required you log out and log back it for the theme to propagate itself everywhere. Otherwise applications will use a combination of the previous and newly set cursor theme.
Additionally I've had reports of compiz using a combination of the system
wide cursor theme and the newly set theme for some apps such as firefox. My
compiz 0.3.7/trunk seems to work fine, but the same compiz running on Ubuntu
Edgy doesn't. On openSUSE 10.2 one can edit the system wide cursor theme in
/etc/sysconfig/windowmanager and set X_MOUSE_CURSOR to either
Vanilla-DMZ or Vanilla-DMZ-AA. In ubuntu you symlink the
The theme is MIT licensed, the source blender project and SVG files available here.
The cursors are now maintained in the opensuse-art repository. To check them out, do
git clone git://gitorious.org/opensuse/art.git
- v. 0.4 – more anchor tweaks, added simple index.themes.
- v. 0.3 – symlink fixes (hand pointer), more anchor position fixes.
- v. 0.2 – fixed anchor positions