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    Editing the DMZ Cursor Theme


    Does anyone know the program I need to open and edit the cursor images for the DMZ-White Cursor theme files. I use Debian Sid and I can't edit the images. They appear to not have file extensions which is making life hard trying to search for a how to. Even more useful would be knowing what file type they really are.

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    Editing the Cursor Theme

    I reply to "chadders" closed thread "Editing the DMZ Cursor Theme".

    I need to open and edit the cursor images
    Way 1:

    1. Use "xcur2png" to convert the X11 Cursors to *.png.
    2. Use Gimp to edit the *.png.
    3. Use "xcursorgen" to convert *.png back to X11 Cursors.


    Way 2:

    • Use Gimp and the "X11 Mouse Cursor (XMC) plug-in".


    PS: You can get more infos about the file format by reading the manpage of "Xcursor".

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    And I would provide links to "xcur2png" and "X11 Mouse Cursor (XMC) plug-in" if I could, but:

    You are only allowed to post URLs to other sites after you have made 15 posts or more.

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    Hello, ikem

    The thread you refer to above by "chadders" is over 3 years old and was closed for good reason. Please feel free to reply to help requests made by others if you wish, but limit your replies to threads that are more current so that we can keep forum content fresh.

    Thank you.
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