Tried suggestion from @pedroavila95 without luck
sudo apt-add-repository ppa:oibaf/graphics-drivers
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
Downloaded all updated, etc. still not working
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Mouse cursor lost when unlocking with Intel graphics
Status in elementary OS:
Status in xf86-video-intel:
Status in xserver-xorg-video-intel package in Ubuntu:
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This bug also affects Trusty and all distributions based on it, like
Elementary OS Freya.
Mouse cursor is no longer visible after VT-switch for systems with Intel
Switching VTs again may cause the cursor to become visible again.
- Changing to vt1 then back to vt7 (ctrl+alt+f1 then ctrl+alt+f7)
This is often observed in systems that lock the session and return to
the greeter (including at least Xubuntu, Ubuntu Mate, and elementary
(Requires a lightdm-based screen locking solution)
1. Start a new session.
2. Lock your screen.
2a. You are redirected to the lightdm greeter.
3. Login/Unlock your session.
4. Cursor is no longer visible.
remains to be seen
Cursor is visible at unlock screen either after returning from suspend or
After unlocking screen cursor is invisible.
Changing to vt1 then back to vt7 (ctrl+alt+f1 then ctrl+alt+f7) cursor
no matter if you suspend or sleep, to swap or disk when you return
from it, the mouse cursor is missing. you can still move the mouse
and you can see (because it highlights the window) as you move it
around. But the cursor is not displayed on the screen.
i am using a lenovo W540 laptop. I downloaded the latest beta on
april 8 2016.
this is xubuntu using the xfce window manager.
the cursor does return if i log off and log back in, but that actually
defeats the purpose of going to sleep.
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 16.04
InstallationDate: Installed on 2016-04-08 (2 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Xubuntu 16.04 LTS "Xenial Xerus" - Beta amd64 (20160323)
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia_uvm nvidia_modeset nvidia
Package: light-locker 1.7.0-2ubuntu1
PATH=(custom, no user)
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 4.4.0-18.34-generic 4.4.6
Uname: Linux 4.4.0-18-generic x86_64
UpgradeStatus: No upgrade log present (probably fresh install)
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