GPM (software)

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GPM
Original author(s) Alessandro Rubini
Developer(s) Nico Schottelius
Stable release 1.20.7 / October 26, 2012
Preview release 1.99.7 / July 24, 2008
Written in C
Operating system Linux
Type Mouse
License GNU General Public License
Website http://www.nico.schottelius.org/software/gpm/

GPM ("General Purpose Mouse") software provides support for mouse devices in Linux virtual consoles. It is included in most Linux distributions.

ncurses supports GPM; many applications use ncurses mouse-support. Other applications that work with GPM include Midnight Commander and JED.

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