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[Bug 1001825] Re: apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse: conflict between ubuntu and OS X


Thanks for the guide, esinahkatakka! I'm taking a stab in the dark here,
but could it maybe be that Ubuntu turns the keyboard/mouse off when you
shutdown and OS X doesn't?

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  apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse: conflict between ubuntu and OS X

Status in bluez package in Ubuntu:

Bug description:
  First of all, ubuntu 12.04(tested with mac specific iso and 64 bits)
  and grub 2(tested grub efi amd64 of course) do not acknowledge apple
  bluetooth keyboard(and mouse for ubuntu); installing blueman at ubuntu
  seems to be the only way to get both working on ubuntu, a very
  difficult process, which required an usb mouse because there are no
  working bluetooth apple devices; the issue is never fixed, only made
  less worse as shown below, please check these four threads for more
  information(the issue affect plenty of users, and has not been
  adressed properly since 2011?!):





  If ubuntu gets control of mac keyboard and mouse, Os X lose it(and pre
  boot keyboard pairing cease to exist, no more pre boot hotkeys
  possible); if OS X have control of keyboard and mouse, ubuntu lose it;
  switching from one to another requires quite painfull keyboard and
  mouse redetection with blueman from ubuntu, or, at osx side, osx take
  quite some time to detect them again after an ubuntu login.

  The mac ubuntu community is quite insatisfied with this issue, and
  demands a fix; if any additional information is needed to help in this
  task, let us know.

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