hideous mouse cursor when hovering over hyperlinks.

Bug #1277020 reported by Robert Bruce Park on 2014-02-06
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
qtbase-opensource-src (Ubuntu)
Undecided
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ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu)
High
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Bug Description

Steps to reproduce:

1. On the desktop (unity7, x11), launch any qml app that is capable of displaying hyperlinks (friends-app, webbrowser-app, webapps-container, etc).

2. Mouse over any hyperlink.

3. Observe that it is a 2-bit icon that should have died in the 1980's.

Where is this cursor coming from? It should really be updated to something more modern looking, especially as we converge towards qml/unity8 on the desktop.

(we want to make webapps-container the default webapps experience in 14.04 desktop, but this bug makes the experience very ugly)

Robert Bruce Park (robru) wrote :
Zoltan Balogh (bzoltan) on 2014-11-24
Changed in ubuntu-ui-toolkit (Ubuntu):
importance: Undecided → High
status: New → Confirmed
Zoltan Balogh (bzoltan) on 2014-11-24
no longer affects: ubuntu-ui-toolkit
Sebastien Bacher (seb128) wrote :

That seems a qt bug, also reported upstream, https://bugreports.qt.io/browse/QTBUG-30016

Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package qtbase-opensource-src - 5.4.1+dfsg-2ubuntu4

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qtbase-opensource-src (5.4.1+dfsg-2ubuntu4) vivid; urgency=medium

  * debian/patches/upstream_xcb_use_themed_cursor.patch:
    - backport upstream fix to use properly themed cursors under x11
      (lp: #1277020)
 -- Sebastien Bacher <email address hidden> Tue, 31 Mar 2015 11:19:32 +0200

Changed in qtbase-opensource-src (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
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