Re: [dev] [st] [PATCH] Hide X cursor when typing.

From: Martin Kopta <>
Date: Mon, 9 Jun 2014 09:15:12 +0200

On Mon, Jun 09, 2014 at 03:38:24AM +0200, Colona wrote:
> Add a new configuration variable, xcursorhide, to hide the X cursor when typing
> in the terminal. The cursor is displayed again when the mouse is moved.
> PointerMotionMask is disabled in bmotion (through xsetpointermotion()) to avoid
> high CPU usage when the mouse is moved all over the terminal window.

Great! I am using unclutter [0] for this but I will probably use this patch
instead. Thanks!

Sadly, even though I would like this to be in mainline, it shouldn't be there,
since you can clearly archive same thing with external tools.


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