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My HP TouchPad wireless bluetooth keyboard connects to input service in blueman, but it won't work as a keyboard in ubuntu.

Blueman receives data from the keyboard however when I mash buttons, since the transfer rate goes up to about 5kb/s instead of 0 when idle.

How can I tell ubuntu that the keyboard is a keyboard and it should listen to the input?

Edit: 5/6/13: This is still an issue, and the dozens of various things I've tried over the past weeks haven't helped. Only restarting works (it has this problem after standby).

Edit: 7/4/13: Updating ubuntu to 13.04 fixed the issue for me. The script posted here in the top comments also worked.

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Updating to 13.04, or using the script on this bug report page both resolved the issue.

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