Where is my .vimrc file?
It is in /etc/vim
How to change vim cursor view in insert mode?
In the /etc/vim/vimrc file, add the following lines:
let &t_SI = "\e[5 q"
let &t_EI = "\e[1 q"
Other options (replace the number after \e[):
Ps = 0 -> blinking block.
Ps = 1 -> blinking block (default).
Ps = 2 -> steady block.
Ps = 3 -> blinking underline.
Ps = 4 -> steady underline.
Ps = 5 -> blinking bar (xterm).
Ps = 6 -> steady bar (xterm).
Credits to this stackoverflow answer.