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Distribution: K/Ubuntu 12.04/14.04, Scientific Linux 6.3/6.4, Android-x86, Pretty much all distros at one point...
Does jscalibrator work???
What kind of device is it? Actual joystick? Gamepad? Manufacturer?
You might have to use some of the command line tools to force the system to recognize the device. It's been so long since I had to do it, I've forgotten... but do a man page for lsmod and modprobe. You'll need to get familiar with those to get started...
input: ImPS/2 Logitech Wheel Mouse on isa0060/serio1
input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard on isa0060/serio0
drivers/usb/input/hid-core.c: ctrl urb status -32 received
input: USB HID v1.10 Gamepad [2-Axis,8-Button ] on usb-0000:00:07.2-1
Modify /etc/udev/permissions.d/00-udev.permissions to keep from having to do this on every boot with an extra line in the input section:
# input devices
# security => input: 644 => 600
# else anybody logged on could read my password directly from the event device
# associated with the keyboard...