WMD is a python script for linux that will allow you to comminucate with the wiimote and fully supports motion data, IR pointer functionality and button presses. e-Hernick, the WMD author can explain it better:
-WMD is a Linux Driver for the Nintendo Wii RemoteWMD has been greatly improved over the last few days, with live graphing and gesture graphing support! Get it now at http://www.ForTheWiiN.org
-WMD lets you use the Wiimote as a mouse
-WMD lets you use the Wiimote as a keyboard
-WMD lets you use the Wiimote as a vibrator
-WMD is dangerous and experimental
-WMD could make your Wii explode!
Sounds great! Thanks for all of your hard work e-Hernick!