I'm using Plymouth boot splash on Raspbian Lite with great success, using this guide. By adding vt.global_cursor_default=0 in /boot/cmdline.txt it hides the blinking cursor during the boot sequence. Great!

However now (of course) I don't have a blinking cursor when using local or SSH TTY. Is there a way to bring back the cursor once the system has completed booting?


I found the solution in this thread. By adding tput cnorm (underlined cursor) or tput cvvis (block cursor) to my user's login script in ~/.bashrc TTY works again as normal.

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