I have vim 8.2 installed on my Debian machine and when I open it in a
gnome-terminal it has a solid non-blinking box as a cursor.
But when I open a "pure" terminal with
ctrl+alt+F3 and open
vim I get a blinking underscore as a cursor.
The same thing happens when I open
vim 8.2 on my
Arch Linux machine that does not have a desktop environment.
Does someone know why that happens?
I mean it is the same
vim installation. Is
gnome-terminal opening a graphical form of vim?
gvim? That would be strange because it is not really graphical as it is all in a terminal and I can't use a mouse in
Also using commands like these to change the cursor don't do anything in a pure