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    Question Knoppix 8.1 USB-stick installation

    Successfully installed release 8.1 on USB stick...works great on my AMD desktop with dual screens, though two minor issues: 1) Screen layout configured with xrandr to my needs - file saved in --->knoppix/.screenlayout with name ScreenLayout.sh. After reboot the system does not boot with this configuration and I have to configure each time I start the computer. 2) Running ->System Settings, ->Workspace Themes ->Cursor Theme I change the mouse cursor to "redglass 48". After reboot the system does not boot with this configuration either and I have to configure the mouse cursor theme each time I start the computer. What do I do wrong? Is there an easy fix which I can do myself?

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    I'm just wondering: Does it make any sense to look at "/etc/X11/xorg.conf" for a solution to the issue? Here are Section Monitor and Section Device:------------ -------------- --------- --
    # Monitor section --->auto-generated by KNOPPIX mkxorgconfig Section "Monitor" Identifier "Monitor0" ModelName "Generic Monitor" # HorizSync 28.0 - 78.0 # Warning: This may fry very old Monitors # HorizSync 28.0 - 96.0 # Warning: This may fry old Monitors # VertRefresh 50.0 - 76.0 # Very conservative. May flicker. # VertRefresh 50.0 - 60.0 # Extreme conservative. Will flicker. TFT default. Option "MonitorLayout" "LVDS,AUTO" EndSection . . ----------------

    # Section "Device" ---> ### Available Driver options are:- # sw_cursor is needed for some ati and radeon cards #Option "sw_cursor" #Option "hw_cursor" #Option "NoAccel" #Option "ShowCache" #Option "ShadowFB" #Option "UseFBDev" #Option "Rotate" Identifier "Card0" # Driver (chipset) autodetect VendorName "All" BoardName "All" # BusID "PCI:1:0:0" # compiz, beryl 3D-Support with DRI & Composite Option "XAANoOffscreenPixmaps" Option "AllowGLXWithComposite" "true" # Some Radeon cards don't handle this well. # Option "EnablePageFlip" "true" Option "TripleBuffer" "true" # Tweaks for the xorg 7.4 (otherwise broken) "intel" driver # Option "Tiling" "no" Option "Legacy3D" "false" # These two lines are (presumably) needed to prevent fonts from being scrambled Option "XaaNoScanlineImageWriteRect" "true" Option "XaaNoScanlineCPUToScreenColorExpandFill" "true" EndSection------------
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    Run LxAppearane?

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    [SOLVED] Knoppix 8.1 USB-stick installation

    Thanks for the hint... yes I did and it solved issue #2 - Mouse cursor configuration remains after reboot as desired. For issue #1 - Screen layout - I just change the video cable connections to the PC.
    Last edited by Karibu; 10-10-2017 at 06:28 AM.

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    I'm not really happy with the solution though ...
    because now I have trouble to get the cursor size bigger.
    I would like to have redglass 48, which I can choose in System Settings, as default and available after each reboot.

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    /home/knoppix/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini ?

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    or:

    /home/knoppix/.config/lxsession/LXDE/desktop.conf

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    Quote Originally Posted by philo View Post
    /home/knoppix/.config/gtk-3.0/settings.ini ?
    [Settings]
    gtk-theme-name=Raleigh
    gtk-icon-theme-name=gnome
    gtk-font-name=Bitstream Vera Sans 12
    gtk-cursor-theme-name=core
    gtk-cursor-theme-size=18
    gtk-toolbar-style=GTK_TOOLBAR_BOTH_HORIZ
    gtk-toolbar-icon-size=GTK_ICON_SIZE_LARGE_TOOLBAR
    gtk-button-images=1
    gtk-menu-images=1
    gtk-enable-event-sounds=1
    gtk-enable-input-feedback-sounds=1
    gtk-xft-antialias=1
    gtk-xft-hinting=1
    gtk-xft-hintstyle=hintslight
    gtk-xft-rgba=rgb

    I'm not sure how to change the cursor theme here?

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    Quote Originally Posted by philo View Post
    or:

    /home/knoppix/.config/lxsession/LXDE/desktop.conf
    [Session]
    window_manager=compiz
    disable_autostart=no
    polkit/command=lxpolkit
    clipboard/command=lxclipboard
    xsettings_manager/command=build-in
    proxy_manager/command=build-in
    keyring/command=ssh-agent
    quit_manager/command=lxsession-logout
    quit_manager/image=/usr/share/lxde/images/logout-banner.png
    quit_manager/layout=top
    lock_manager/command=lxlock
    terminal_manager/command=lxterminal
    launcher_manager/command=lxpanelctl

    [GTK]
    sNet/ThemeName=Raleigh
    sNet/IconThemeName=gnome
    sGtk/FontName=Bitstream Vera Sans 12
    iGtk/ToolbarStyle=3
    iGtk/ButtonImages=1
    iGtk/MenuImages=1
    sGtk/CursorThemeName=redglass
    iGtk/CursorThemeSize=18
    iXft/Antialias=1
    iXft/Hinting=1
    sXft/HintStyle=hintslight
    sXft/RGBA=rgb
    iNet/EnableEventSounds=1
    iNet/EnableInputFeedbackSounds=1
    sGtk/ColorScheme=
    iGtk/ToolbarIconSize=3

    [Mouse]
    AccFactor=20
    AccThreshold=10
    LeftHanded=0

    [Keyboard]
    Delay=500
    Interval=30
    Beep=1

    [State]
    guess_default=true

    [Dbus]
    lxde=true

    [Environment]
    menu_prefix=lxde-

    I'm confused...
    here redglass shows up ( size 18 though). Which of the config files is responsible when booting?

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    Eureka! It works....It's ....LXDE/dektop.conf
    Thank you philo, I changed line

    iGtk/CursorThemeSize=18
    to

    iGtk/CursorThemeSize=48

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