Subject: Re: console mouse
To: Manuel Bouyer <email@example.com>
From: Justin Heath <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/15/2001 14:25:34
On Thu, Feb 15, 2001 at 11:31:32AM +0100, Manuel Bouyer wrote:
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> Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2001 11:31:32 +0100
> From: Manuel Bouyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: Justin Heath <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: console mouse
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> In-Reply-To: <20010214214129.A3963@bbnow.net>; from Justin Heath on Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 09:41:29PM +0000
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> On Wed, Feb 14, 2001 at 09:41:29PM +0000, Justin Heath wrote:
> > I am trying to get my mouse working on the console. Is this possible with wscons? I have read the manpage but that didnt totally clarify it for me. If this is possible could someone point me to some documentation or maybe some pointers?
> > Here is some additional (though pretty generic) info.
> It's not possible yet. You'd need something similar to linux's gpm, which we
> don't have yet.
> Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI. Manuel.Bouyer@lip6.fr
Thanks. Is there any plans to produce something of that nature any time soon? Is there another method I could use besides the mouse to mark, copy and paste text from the console (besides using X)?