Media button keys not working on Apple Wireless keyboard via bluetooth

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Alterego
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Media button keys not working on Apple Wireless keyboard via bluetooth

Post by Alterego » Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:58 am

Media button keys are not working on Apple Wireless keyboard via bluetooth, they work fine via USB though

I've found some patches to fix this issue, but i've not been able to use them

https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/9938941/
https://patchwork.kernel.org/patch/10577563/

Downloaded 5.2.13 kernel, tried patch -p1 < and this is what i get
Reversed (or previously applied) patch detected! Assume -R? [n]
Should i reply yes or no?

Is there a way to apply these patches via DKMS?

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Re: Media button keys not working on Apple Wireless keyboard via bluetooth

Post by rene » Sun Sep 08, 2019 9:21 am

Alterego wrote:
Sun Sep 08, 2019 8:58 am
Should i reply yes or no?
No. The output you are getting says that the patch you are trying to apply is already part of the 5.2.13 kernel. The 5.2 series isn't available through the Update Manager on 19.2 but you could use https://kernel.ubuntu.com/~kernel-ppa/mainline/v5.2.13/. You'd (undoubtedly) want the amd64 -generic builds from that page...

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Re: Media button keys not working on Apple Wireless keyboard via bluetooth

Post by Spearmint2 » Sun Sep 08, 2019 10:07 am

you could add pommed & esekeyd through Synaptic Package Manager to see if that will work. It's supposed to allow use of Apple "hot keys".
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