Joined: 05 Feb 2012 Posts: 1044 Location: London, England
Posted: Wed 15 Apr 2015, 20:13 Post_subject:
Your downloaded cursor theme should just be a directory (containing the images in a sub-directory). Place it in the hidden /root/.icons directory and make a symlink named "default" pointing to it. Restart X.
Here you can see the "crystalgold" theme which has a yellow cursor.
Yellow cursor of the crystalgold theme
The crystalgold theme in /root/.icons with symlink