Most USB keys work on my system: plug one in and udev will create a device file for the key as a whole (e.g. /dev/uba), as well as a device file for the partition (e.g. /dev/uba1). I have a specific ...
Up until version 11.04 of ubuntu I could simply add an option to my X InputClass to emulate a third mouse button for my HP TrackPoint like this: Section "InputClass" Identifier "Trackpoint" ...