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Subjectnoblink (was Re: [POSIX.6] Patches uploaded)
On 1 Jun 1996 athan@mersinet.co.uk wrote:

> In article <9606011615.AA42825@typhoon.seas.ucla.edu>,
> <jerijian@seas.ucla.EDU> wrote:
> > There's at least one interesting patch which I use every day.
> >The noblink package turns the Linux console cursor from a
> >hardware-generated blinking one to a software-generated block cursor.
>
> Yup, noblink is very nice, especially on portables, those darned LCD
> screens.

I may be out of it, and this may be off-topic, but doesn't setterm do this?
setterm -blink on|off

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