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lsusb(8) Linux USB Utilities lsusb(8)
lsusb - list all USB devices
lsusb is a utility for displaying information about all USB buses in the system and all
devices connected to them.
To make use of all the features of this program, you need to have Linux kernel 2.3.15 or
newer which supports the /proc/bus/usb interface.
-v Tells lsusb to be verbose and display detailed information about all devices.
-vv Tells lsusb to be very verbose and display even more information (actually every-
thing the PCI device is able to tell).
Show only devices in specified bus and devnum.
Show only devices with specified vendor and product ID. Both ID's are given in
hexadecimal and may be omitted.
Use another path instead of /proc/bus/usb.
Do not scan the /proc/bus/usb directory, instead display only information if the
device whose device file is given.
-t Tells lsusb to dump the physical USB device hierarchy as a tree.
A list of all known USB ID's (vendors, products, classes, subclasses and proto-
An interface to USB devices provided by the post-2.3.15 Linux kernels. Contains
per-bus subdirectories with per-device files and a devices file containing a list
of all USB devices.
Thomas Sailer, <email@example.com>.
usbutils-0.2 14 September 1999 lsusb(8)
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