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Unclutter hides your X mouse cursor when you don't need it, to prevent it from getting in the way. You have only to move the mouse to restore the mouse cursor. Unclutter is very usefull in tiling wm's where you don't need the mouse often.
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Unclutter hides your X mouse cursor when you do not need it, to prevent it from getting in the way. You have only to move the mouse to restore the mouse cursor. Unclutter is very usefull in tiling wm's where you do not need the mouse often.
  
 
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If you experience issues when using unclutter in conjunction with a tiling window manager (such as [[xmonad]]), ''hhp'' from the [http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24429 xmonad-utils] package is a useful and lightweight alternative.
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If you experience issues when using unclutter in conjunction with a tiling window manager (such as [[xmonad]]), ''hhp'' from the [https://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24429 xmonad-utils] package is a useful and lightweight alternative.
  
 
== References ==
 
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[http://linuxappfinder.com/package/unclutter unclutter] -- Linux App Finder
 
[http://linuxappfinder.com/package/unclutter unclutter] -- Linux App Finder

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Unclutter hides your X mouse cursor when you do not need it, to prevent it from getting in the way. You have only to move the mouse to restore the mouse cursor. Unclutter is very usefull in tiling wm's where you do not need the mouse often.

Installation

Unclutter is in [community]:

# pacman -S unclutter

Usage

Use your .xinitrc file or WM/DE to start unclutter, for .xinitrc add:

unclutter &

If you experience issues when using unclutter in conjunction with a tiling window manager (such as xmonad), hhp from the xmonad-utils package is a useful and lightweight alternative.

References

unclutter -- Linux App Finder