How can I make the size of the mouse cursor bigger in Freya .3.1 ?? Any help would be appreciated. Just beyond a total noob. I do know that in Linux Mint Cinnamon this is easily doable but I don't like their UI. The guys at Elementary are doing an awesome job that is something new and unique. I am just a disabled musician living on disability, but I do plan on getting $20 to them in the next month or so. Totally worth it.

  • I have the same problem. My cursor is big outside Firefox, but very small inside (maybe size 10 or 12) in my 4K monitor. How to solve this?
    – Aby
    Commented Sep 24, 2022 at 3:32

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You need to install dconf Editor:

sudo apt-get install dconf-editor

After, run dconf Editor from applications menu, go to org > gnome > desktop > interface, find position "cursor-size" and input needed size of cursor, for example "36".

If cursor size suits for you, you needed to restart system from power menu.

  • Thanks a lot, I did this on POP_OS the interface was in a different place but I got it Commented Apr 7, 2018 at 10:26

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