Re: changing console cursor
Juha Erkkila <email@example.com> writes:
> i'm looking for a way i can get rid of the blinking underline cursor
> on console screen. i'm wishing to have something like a red
> non-blinking block, something that can be achieved with:
> echo -e '\033[?17;7;64c'
> the problem is that programs like mutt and vim are happy to reset the
> cursor back to the usual blinking one. can the cursor somehow be
> permanently set to some other shape? or rather, is it easy?
If you are using bash, you can put the above echo command in the shell
variable PROMPT_COMMAND, causing it to be run immediately before the
shell prints a prompt.
Leonard Stiles <firstname.lastname@example.org>