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I'm trying to use my Apple Wired Keyboard's usb ports, however ubuntu refuses to pick up anything and dmesg doesn't tell me anything either.

Many thanks will be appreciated, Joe

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What version of Ubuntu are you using? –  Oli Mar 6 '11 at 14:51
    
Ubuntu 10.10 with Latest updates –  Joe Simpson Mar 7 '11 at 18:45

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This sounds like it might be a hardware problem. I've got an apple keyboard and the USB ports work fine. I know there can be problems with USB if there is insufficient power. Have you tried a different USB port or connecting the keyboard via a powered hub?

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I've noticed that plugging my phone into the keyboard allows it to charge but nothing else, so I think this is the issue :) –  Joe Simpson Jun 24 '11 at 17:39

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