lsusb(8) Linux USB Utilities lsusb(8)
lsusb - list USB devices
lsusb [ options ]
lsusb is a utility for displaying information about USB buses in the system and the
devices connected to them.
Tells lsusb to be verbose and display detailed information about the devices shown.
This includes configuration descriptors for the device's current speed. Class
descriptors will be shown, when available, for USB device classes including hub,
audio, HID, communications, and chipcard.
Show only devices in specified bus and/or devnum. Both ID's are given in decimal
and may be omitted.
Show only devices with the specified vendor and product ID. Both ID's are given in
Do not scan the /dev/bus/usb directory, instead display only information about the
device whose device file is given. The device file should be something like
/dev/bus/usb/001/001. This option displays detailed information like the v option;
you must be root to do this.
-t Tells lsusb to dump the physical USB device hierarchy as a tree. This overrides the
Print version information on standard output, then exit successfully.
If the specified device is not found, a non-zero exit code is returned.
A list of all known USB ID's (vendors, products, classes, subclasses and proto-
Thomas Sailer, <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
usbutils-001 6 May 2009 lsusb(8)