Current Perl documentation can be found at perldoc.perl.org.
Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:
How you access/control keyboards, screens, and pointing devices (``mice'') is system-dependent. Try the following modules:
Term::Cap Standard perl distribution Term::ReadKey CPAN Term::ReadLine::Gnu CPAN Term::ReadLine::Perl CPAN Term::Screen CPAN
Term::Cap Standard perl distribution Curses CPAN Term::ANSIColor CPAN
Some of these specific cases are shown below.