To hide the mouse cursor on inactivity


sudo apt-get install unclutter

 

 

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  1. flow ir in

    5 years ago

    is there anything else that needs to be done? I couldn’t find any documentation beyond the man page, and htat doesn’t walk through how to get this working everytime from boot

  2. wjburl

    5 years ago

    Add ‘@unclutter -display :0 -noevents -grab’ to the autostart file. Mine is /home/pi/.config/lxsession/LXDE-pi/autostart

    The LXDE is done after the GUI starts on my Raspbian Jessie with Pixel.

  3. Steven J Owens

    4 months ago

    I tried putting unclutter in autostart, and when it booted I didn’t have a menu bar.

    Turns out it’s EITHER local autostart (under ~/.config) OR systemwide, not both.

    I copied the system autostart into the local autostart. That worked and the menu bar is back.

    See:

    https://www.raspberrypi-spy.co.uk/2014/05/how-to-autostart-apps-in-rasbian-lxde-desktop/

    “Since v0.4.9 If both files are present, lxsession only executes the local file. This means you can no longer use both methods at the same time. Method 2 will take priority over Method 1.”

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