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Bug 1384494 - Missing mouse cursor on accessibility zoom
Summary: Missing mouse cursor on accessibility zoom
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gnome-shell
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Owen Taylor
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: WaylandRelated
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-10-13 12:07 UTC by Carlos Olmedo Escobar
Modified: 2018-03-13 13:49 UTC (History)
7 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 11:01:25 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Carlos Olmedo Escobar 2016-10-13 12:07:59 UTC
Description of problem:
I can't see the mouse pointer when the Zoom option "Follow mouse cursor" is enabled.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Tested in Fedora-Workstation-Live-x86_64-25-Wayland_Test_Day

How reproducible:
Enable the Zoom option "Follow mouse cursor" under Universal Access on Gnome settings.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.Go to Gnome Settings, Universal Access, Zoom.
2.Choose Follow mouse cursor.
3.Click On to enable the option.

Actual results:
Mouse cursor is missing.

Expected results:
Mouse cursor should be visible.

Additional info:
It only happens in wayland session.

Comment 1 Christian Stadelmann 2016-10-13 12:13:05 UTC
Upstream bug:

Comment 2 Chris Murphy 2016-10-21 19:17:23 UTC
Yep, I'm hitting this also with gnome-shell 3.22.1-1.

Comment 3 Alessio 2017-10-10 04:26:10 UTC
(In reply to Chris Murphy from comment #2)
> Yep, I'm hitting this also with gnome-shell 3.22.1-1.

Also with gnome-shell-3.26.1-1.fc27.x86_64

Comment 4 Fedora End Of Life 2017-11-16 19:52:12 UTC
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Comment 5 Christian Stadelmann 2017-11-23 16:02:22 UTC
This issue is still present on Fedora 26 and Fedora 27. It has been fixed upstream recently and I guess the fixes will land in Fedora 28. See also:

(In reply to Christian Stadelmann from comment #1)
> Upstream bug:

Comment 6 Fedora End Of Life 2017-12-12 11:01:25 UTC
Fedora 25 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2017-12-12. Fedora 25 is
no longer maintained, which means that it will not receive any further
security or bug fix updates. As a result we are closing this bug.

If you can reproduce this bug against a currently maintained version of
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Thank you for reporting this bug and we are sorry it could not be fixed.

Comment 7 Andreas 2018-03-13 13:49:16 UTC
Is there an bugfix planned for Fedora 27. This bug still exists. 
This is a big problem if you need the zoom function.

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