[Bug 1001825] Re: apple bluetooth keyboard and mouse: conflict between ubuntu and OS X
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Wed Jan 16 18:10:51 UTC 2013
Things will go much more smoothly if you use the same link keys in both
OS X and Linux. Then the device won't need to be repaired everytime you
switch between them.
You can do this by:
1. Pairing in Linux
2. Pairing in OS X
3. Copying the link keys from OS X to Linux
Attached is a script that will perform step 3. It assumes you are in
Linux and have your OS X partition mounted at /media/osx (readonly is
fine). It will overwrite all your Linux link keys (so anything not
paired in OS X will stop working).
Also, Linux apparently needs to know how many digits the PIN was when
pairing. I have hardcoded the script to assume 6 but to make an
exception for a given hardware address. You might want to edit the
script with the hardware address of your mouse.
It requires the package libplist-utils (sudo apt-get install libplist-
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