Where is my cursor?

Stu Tomlinson stu at nosnilmot.com
Wed Dec 5 11:19:44 EST 2007

On Wed, 2007-12-05 at 09:16 -0700, Joey Smith wrote:
> Sometime around 2.2, Pidgin stopped showing me the thin vertical bar
> the represents my text-cursor - the position in the text that
> currently has focus. This makes it incredibly hard to, for example,
> correct a typo. It has never come back. Pidgin is the only GTK app I
> see this behaviour in, and I've tried switching GTK themes to see if
> it was a theme issue, to no avail. Anyone have an idea on how I can
> get it back?

Did you load the Pidgin GTK+ Theme Control plugin and tell it to
override your cursor color to match your background color by any chance?



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