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SubjectRe: noblink support missing

Brian Schau <> writes:

| Try:
| echo -e '\033[?17;0;64c'
| ... to set a solid (non-blinking) cursor in red ...!

you're right, that's exactly what i meant and what noblink did!

But i dont think that the usual Linux user knows how to change the
cursor in such a way. (Even if a "man echo" will do.)

And since there is already quite some support for laptops et al in the
kernel configuration options, imo it would be a great benefit adding
an option there which would offer this feature (by using the "echo"

Otherwise, most of the users will never know about it.

Bye, Kasi

Kaspar Landsberg, <kl@kl.Snafu.DE>

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