This is an x-cursor theme inspired by macOS and based on KDE Breeze. The source files were made in Inkscape, and the theme was designed to pair well with my icon pack, La Capitaine.
Everything you need to build the xcursor theme is found in
the prebuilt theme for GNU/Linux desktops is found in
I have also provided a Windows cursor theme available in
though it is not buildable from source due to the broken nature of
Microsoft's operating system. Microsoft cursors must be made using a
proprietary GUI editor from PNG sources, which is bad. For this
reason, the Windows version of Capitaine cursors will not receive
Building the x-cursor theme from SVG source requires a regular inkscape
installation. It also needs a command called
xcursorgen. If the build
script fails, you should probably install inkscape and xcursorgen using
your preferred package manager :)
Capitaine cursors is based on KDE Breeze cursors, as such it falls under the same license.
Capitaine cursors is LGPLv3. See COPYING for more details.
*NIXes, *BSDs, and possibly others
To install the cursor theme simply copy the compiled theme to your icons directory. For local user installation:
cp -pr dist/ ~/.icons/capitaine-cursors
For system-wide installation for all users:
sudo cp -pr dist/ /usr/share/icons/capitaine-cursors
Then set the theme with your preferred desktop tools.
Fedora and EPEL
There is a third party Copr repository with ready-to-use RPMs:
sudo dnf copr enable tcg/themes sudo dnf install la-capitaine-cursor-theme
There is an AUR PKGBUILD maintained by caiye:
yaourt -S capitaine-cursors
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:dyatlov-igor/la-capitaine sudo apt update sudo apt install la-capitaine-cursor-theme
The Windows build comes with an INF file to make installation easy.
.windows/in Explorer, and right click on
- Click 'Install' from the context menu, and authorise the modifications to your system.
Personalisation and Appearance>
Change mouse pointers, and select Capitaine cursors.
- Click 'Apply'.
Building from source
You'll find everything you need to build and modify this cursor set in
src/ directory. To build the xcursor theme from the SVG source
This will generate the pixmaps and appropriate aliases.
The freshly compiled cursor theme will be located in
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