hwdata - hardware identification / configuration data

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial Xerus)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package filename hwdata_0.267-1_all.deb
Package name hwdata
Package version 0.267
Package release 1
Package architecture all
Package type deb
Category misc
Homepage http://git.fedorahosted.org/git/hwdata.git
License -
Maintainer Ubuntu Developers <ubuntu-devel-discuss@lists.ubuntu.com>
Download size 22.27 KB
Installed size 94.00 KB
This package contains various hardware identification and configuration data,
such as the pci.ids database, or the XFree86/xorg Cards database.
It is needed for the kudzu hardware detection.


Package Version Architecture Repository
hwdata_0.267-1ubuntu2_all.deb 0.267 all Ubuntu Updates Main
hwdata_0.267-1ubuntu2_all.deb 0.267 all Ubuntu Updates Main
hwdata_0.267-1_all.deb 0.267 all Ubuntu Main
hwdata - - -


Name Value
pciutils -
usbutils -


Type URL
Mirror archive.ubuntu.com
Binary Package hwdata_0.267-1_all.deb
Source Package hwdata

Install Howto

  1. Update the package index:
    # sudo apt-get update
  2. Install hwdata deb package:
    # sudo apt-get install hwdata




2014-08-24 - Noël Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.267-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* upstream release from 2014-06-16
* debian/watch added
* debian/control updated Standard-Version: no changes needed
2013-08-12 - Noël Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.249-1) unstable; urgency=low
* latest upstream release from 2013-06-20
- upstream removed upgradelist, MonitorDB, videodrivers
2012-07-08 - Noël Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.234-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release from 2012-05-18
* added patch from Martin Pitt <martin.pitt@ubuntu.com>
which links the files usb.ids and pci.ids to the ones from the
packages usbutils and pciutils where they are newer. Thanks a lot!
closes: Bug#635302 and LP: #77929
* debian/control added usbutils and pciutils dependecy
* debian/control updated Standards-Version, no changes needed
* removed debian/README.build because no need for updating usb.ids
2011-07-24 - Noël Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.233-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream version
* updated usb.ids
* updated Standards-Version
* fixed lintian warning debian-rules-missing-recommended-target
* debian/rules dh_clean -k -> dh_prep
2010-08-01 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.230-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release from git
* updated Standards-Version:, no changes needed
* corrected homepage to git page
2010-02-28 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.227-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release 2010-02-23
- it has the Dell monitors included. closes: Bug#538980
* added pnp.ids to the package. closes: Bug#548647
* raised Standards-Version: (no changes needed)
* added Homepage: field
2009-07-24 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.225-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream release from 2009-07-08
- it carries a updated pci.ids which corrects
the device 8086:4236. closes: Bug#518545
* debian/compat debian/control raised debhelper to 5
* debian/control updated Standards-Version: (no changes needed)
* fixed lintian warning "binary-arch-rules-but-pkg-is-arch-indep"
2008-08-09 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.220-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream from 2008-07-23
* debian/control updated Standard-Version
* debian/copyright
- updated download location
- lintian warning about Copyright
* updated usb.ids to r1.368 (was r1.367)
2007-05-19 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.200-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream from 2007-04-10
* added Samsung monitor
(closes: Bug#405457)
* added LG and Mtek monitors
(closes: Bug#409574)
2007-04-08 - Noèl Köthe <noel@debian.org>
hwdata (0.199-1) unstable; urgency=low
* new upstream from 2007-03-14
* correct upstream download URL
(closes: Bug#405450)

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