How do you change the text-cursor/caret in Terminal to block, I-Beam, or underline.
In addition to the GUI method, you can also change the cursor shape from the command-line:
The possible values are "block" to use a block cursor, "ibeam" to use a vertical line cursor, or "underline" to use an underline cursor.
To get the current value:
To change your text-cursor/caret:
As seen here:
5.Here you will find the option, Cursor Shape.
6.Enjoy using Terminal with a different Caret.
In recent versions of gnome-terminal, you can use the following escape sequences to change the cursor:
You can print these by e.g.
This has the advantage/disadvantage (based on your use case) compared to the