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I'm an owner of a Trust GXT 18 keyboard that doesn’t work with Linux.. I've read around the internet, that if I increase the HID_MAX_USAGES (something to do with usb devices) I could get it to work, so the question is:

How can I increase it?

If you see another solution, please tell me, because I don't want to mess around system commands unless if is the only way to get it working!

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Unfortunately there is no way around (at least that I know of) other than installing a newer kernel until Ubuntu uses a 3.6 kernel.

See this page for more information: Linux support for the Trust GXT 18 keyboard

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Installing a newer-than-Ubuntu-stable kernel is not that hard and does not require compiling (edited your post). See this answer on how to install precompiled kernels from http://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa. Also, Ubuntu does backport fixes to the stable kernels. Feel free to open a bug report to get this fix included in the Ubuntu stable kernels. –  gertvdijk Jan 30 '13 at 17:04

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