Configuring <application><acronym>GPM</acronym></application> gpm init.d script Install the /etc/rc.d/init.d/gpm init script included in the package. make install-gpm Config files /etc/sysconfig/mouse This file contains the name of your mouse device and the protocol which it uses. To create this file, run the following: cat > /etc/sysconfig/mouse << "EOF" # Begin /etc/sysconfig/mouse MDEVICE=[yourdevice] PROTOCOL=[yourprotocol] # End /etc/sysconfig/mouse EOF Configuration Information Examples of values to set MDEVICE and PROTOCOL to are: MDEVICE=/dev/psaux PROTOCOL=imps2 A list of which protocol values are known can be found by running gpm -t -help. Your MDEVICE setting depends on which type of mouse you have. For example, /dev/ttyS0 for a serial mouse (on Windows this is COM1), /dev/input/mice is often used for USB mice and /dev/psaux for PS2 mice.