libgpm2 - General Purpose Mouse - shared library

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename libgpm2_1.20.4-6.1_amd64.deb
Package name libgpm2
Package version 1.20.4
Package release 6.1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Category libs
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <>
Download size 16.14 KB
Installed size 83.00 KB
This package provides a library that handles mouse requests
and delivers them to applications. See the description for the 'gpm'
package for more information.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libgpm2_1.20.4-6.1_i386.deb 1.20.4 i386 Ubuntu Main
libgpm2 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.15
multiarch-support -


Type URL
Binary Package libgpm2_1.20.4-6.1_amd64.deb
Source Package gpm

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install libgpm2 deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install libgpm2




2013-06-23 - gregor herrmann <>
gpm (1.20.4-6.1) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix "FTBFS with glibc 2.17, missing include":
add patch 091_glibc_2.17_types from Adam Conrad / Ubuntu:
- explicitly include <sys/types.h>
(Closes: #700229)
2012-06-10 - Peter Samuelson <>
gpm (1.20.4-6) unstable; urgency=low
* No source changes; rebuild to make the multiarch *.gz md5sums match.
(Should be a binNMU, but those do not work with M-A.)
2012-06-08 - Peter Samuelson <>
gpm (1.20.4-5) unstable; urgency=medium
[ Peter Samuelson ]
* Tweak debian/rules to pass the right CC into configure.  Thanks Kyle
Moffett.  (Closes: #645278)
* Add Polish debconf translation, thanks Michał Kułach.  (Closes: #658143)
* Fix watch file.
* Drop long-obsolete libgpmg1-dev dummy package.
* A few tweaks to rules and control files.
[ Stefan Lippers-Hollman ]
* Fix kernel detection for kernel >=3 (Closes: #653036).
- patches/090_linux3_versions: New patch: also fix gpm-root.y for
kernel 3.x version scheme.
2011-08-23 - Peter Samuelson <>
gpm (1.20.4-4) unstable; urgency=low
* Ack NMUs - thanks, guys!
* Promote myself to maintainer.  There's not really been a gpm "team"
for some time now.
* Upgrade to source format 1.0.
* Use config.sub, config.guess from autotools-dev.
* Add some cross-compile fu.  Touches rules, patches/014 and (new)
patches/080.  From Ubuntu, modified.
* Multiarch.  Based on a patch by Riku Voipio, thanks!  (Closes: #638960)
* Policy 3.9.2:
- Remove some Conflicts and change one to Breaks.
- Fix some exit codes in gpm.init.
* libgpmg1-dev: arch all, not any.
2011-04-02 - Christian Perrier <>
gpm (1.20.4-3.4) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Minor QA changes (triggerred by lintian warnings):
- Add ${misc:Depends} to binary packages dependencies
- No longer call install-info in prerm and postinst scripts
- Do not hardcode path to gpm in prerm script
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Danish (Joe Hansen).  Closes: #595640
- Dutch (Eric Spreen).  Closes: #605587
2010-01-30 - Christian Perrier <>
gpm (1.20.4-3.3) unstable; urgency=low
* Non-maintainer upload.
* Fix pending l10n issues. Debconf translations:
- Belarusian (Pavel Piatruk).  Closes: #516032
- Japanese (Hideki Yamane (Debian-JP)).  Closes: #512854
2009-04-24 - Peter Eisentraut <>
gpm (1.20.4-3.2) unstable; urgency=medium
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/patches/070_struct_ucred: fix FTBFS. Closes: #520853
2008-11-30 - Neil Williams <>
gpm (1.20.4-3.1) unstable; urgency=low
[ Thomas Viehmann ]
* Non-maintainer upload.
* debian/patches/060_no_blocking_on_mouse_device_under_x:
don't block in rxvt. Closes: #470882
Analysis and patch by Samuel Thibault, thanks!
[ Neil Williams ]
* clean up Makefile to allow gpm to build twice in a row in a pbuilder
chroot (release goal)

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