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Can someone please remind me which package I need to install to use mouse in the standard (non X-windows) terminal?

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GPM (General Purpose Mouse) is probably the (ancient) package you're thinking of. Haven't heard anything about it lately.

There should be a version available in the standard Debian repositories.

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That looks right. – JMD Jan 29 '10 at 0:01
oddly enough, i can't remember the last time i used gpm. i can remember the first time i used it; wasn't long after my first linux install. – quack quixote Jan 29 '10 at 0:04
not that "oddly" IMO! :D – dag729 Jan 29 '10 at 16:58

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