How To Increase Mouse Cursor Size in Ubuntu

How to make the size of the mouse cursor bigger in Linux, Mac or Chrome in a simple way.

Increase Cursor Size in Ubuntu 16.04

In the case that we want to change the cursor in Linux environments, in this case, Ubuntu, 16.04 we have two options:

The first option consists in executing the following line in the terminal indicating at the end of it the desired size for the cursor:

dconf write /org/gnome/desktop/interface/cursor-size 60

The second alternative is to install the configuration editor by executing the following command:

sudo apt install dconf-tools

Once installed, we access it and go to the next route:


We click on the cursor-size line and in the expanded window we enter the desired value.

Now apply the changes.

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