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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.

       To make use of all the features of this program, you  need  to  have  a
       Linux  kernel  which  supports the /proc/bus/usb interface (e.g., Linux
       kernel 2.3.15 or newer).

       -v, --verbose
	      Tells lsusb to be verbose and display detailed information about
	      the  devices shown.  This includes configuration descriptors for
	      the devices current speed.  Class descriptors  will  be  shown,
	      when  available,	for  USB  device classes including hub, audio,
	      HID, communications, and chipcard.

       -s [[bus]:][devnum]
	      Show only devices in specified bus and/or devnum.  Both IDs are
	      given in decimal and may be omitted.

       -d [vendor]:[product]
	      Show  only  devices  with  the  specified vendor and product ID.
	      Both IDs are given in hexadecimal.

       -D device
	      Do not scan the /proc/bus/usb directory,	instead  display  only
	      information  about  the  device whose device file is given.  The
	      device file  should  be  something  like	/proc/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.

       -V, --version
	      Print   version  information  on standard output, then exit suc

       cannot open /proc/bus/usb/nnn/nnn, Permission denied (13)
	      To get detailed  information,  lsusb  must  open	the  files  in
	      /proc/bus/usb  in read-write mode.  You must be root in order to
	      do this.

       If the specified device is not found, a non-zero exit code is returned.

	      A  list  of all known USB IDs (vendors, products, classes, sub
	      classes and protocols).

	      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 displaying some of the descriptors  for  each
	      USB  device.   This  interface is also support by some 2.2 Linux


       Thomas Sailer, .

usbutils-0.72			25 January 2005 		      lsusb(8)

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