Read this here forum.xda-developers.com/showthread.php?t=1143044&page=4
alluding to the fact that this thing can fit Ossowski driver, but then driver need hands to tell the vendor id and device id rezeki that he "picked up". Usually, the driver (in source code) there is a table id to which it clings, so gopaleen the table, rebuild and go.
in ubuntu 10.10, I believe, quite old kernel (after all half a year has passed), the newer might have to do it
And, by the way, here in this post forum.xda-developers.com/showpost.php?s=0034b7cd7a3bb6409c3d9c48d92804e4&p=16900111&postcount=37
it becomes clear that some of the settings on the usb id reported by the device...