list USB devices
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
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.
Tells lsusb to dump the physical USB device
hierarchy as a tree. This overrides the v option.
Print version information on
standard output, then exit successfully.
specified device is not found, a non-zero exit code is
A list of all known USB
ID’s (vendors, products, classes, subclasses and