GPM (software)

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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

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, Emacs, and JED.

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