cursor control w/ mouse in EMACS

Jhair Tocancipa Triana jhair.tocancipa at
Fri Apr 14 14:39:48 UTC 2006

Jhair Tocancipa Triana writes:

> Attila Horvath writes:
>> Hello all,
>> Once emacs is installed and running under bash, how can I control the
>> cursor with the mouse?

>> Can someone send me a setup/config file that shows this?

> (xterm-mouse-mode t)

> See 

> C-h i m Emacs RET m XTerm Mouse RET

> for details :)

Sorry for replying myself, just wanted to add iff you want to control
the emacs cursor under bash in the _console_ (i.e. not in X Window)
you can try to install the package gpm.

gpm includes the following Emacs mode:

$ dpkg -L gpm | grep t-mouse

With it you can use t-mouse-mode in the console instead of



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