cursor does not become red shifted

Bug #1019111 reported by Chris J Arges on 2012-06-29
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This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
redshift (Ubuntu)
Low
Unassigned

Bug Description

I expected the cursor to also be shifted red, instead it is the normal color.

On Ubuntu 12.04 amd64 Desktop.

redshift:
  Installed: 1.7-1ubuntu2
  Candidate: 1.7-1ubuntu2
  Version table:
 *** 1.7-1ubuntu2 0
        500 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/universe amd64 Packages
        100 /var/lib/dpkg/status
N: Unable to locate package pkgname

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 12.04
Package: redshift 1.7-1ubuntu2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.2.0-25.40-generic 3.2.18
Uname: Linux 3.2.0-25-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.0.1-0ubuntu8
Architecture: amd64
Date: Thu Jun 28 21:21:22 2012
EcryptfsInUse: Yes
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 12.04 LTS "Precise Pangolin" - Alpha amd64+mac (20120319)
ProcEnviron:
 TERM=xterm
 PATH=(custom, user)
 LANG=en_US.UTF-8
 SHELL=/bin/bash
SourcePackage: redshift
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)

Chris J Arges (arges) wrote :
Changed in redshift (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → Low
Steeve Cottin (stef-cottin) wrote :

It seems to be a known limitation : when your graphics driver is configured to use hardware cursors Redshift won’t affect its color ( http://jonls.dk/redshift/ ).

In some cases, it could be possible to disable hardware cursors in xorg.conf (but how ?).

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in redshift (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
ArtBIT (djordje-ungar) wrote :
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