usbutils - Linux USB utilities

Property Value
Distribution Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Repository Ubuntu Main amd64
Package name usbutils
Package version 007
Package release 4build1
Package architecture amd64
Package type deb
Installed size 716 B
Download size 203.21 KB
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This package contains the lsusb utility for inspecting the devices
connected to the USB bus. It shows a graphical representation of the
devices that are currently plugged in, showing the topology of the
USB bus. It also displays information on each individual device on
the bus.


Package Version Architecture Repository
usbutils_007-4build1_i386.deb 007 i386 Ubuntu Main
usbutils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libusb-1.0-0 >= 2:1.0.16
zlib1g >= 1:1.1.4


Type URL
Binary Package usbutils_007-4build1_amd64.deb
Source Package usbutils

Install Howto

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




2017-04-21 - Steve Langasek <>
usbutils (1:007-4build1) artful; urgency=medium
* No-change rebuild to pick up -fPIE compiler default in static
2015-09-06 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:007-4) unstable; urgency=medium
* Rewrite debian/rules to use dh.
* Add homepage field pointing to github. Leave the watch file to the website, as the tarballs from github are not usable.  
Closes: #798147.
* Uupdate usb.ids.
2015-08-08 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:007-3) unstable; urgency=medium
* Update usb.ids.  Closes: #794954.
* Install usbhid-dump.8.  Closes: #737612.
* Add 05-lsusb-t-handle-problem-if-there-is-no-usb-bus-list.diff from
upstream to fix a segmentation fault with empty USB busses.  Closes:
* Don't generate md5sum for usb.ids. Thanks to Sebastian Schmidt for
the idea.  Closes: #774062.
* Improve update-usbids.8.  Thanks to Fran├žois Marier.  Closes: #750960.
* Pass -n to gzip to compress usb.ids.
* Add watch file.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.6 (no changes).
2013-06-10 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:007-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add 03-am-maintainer-mode.diff, 04-libusb_get_string_descriptor.diff
and 99-autoreconf.diff to support libusb 1.0 versions without
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.4 (no changes).
2013-06-10 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:007-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version.  Closes: #711579.
- Remove 01-update-usb-ids.diff, 02-usbdevices-quotes.diff.
- Add 02-ccid-typo.diff to fix a typo.
* Suggests lynx-cur instead of lynx.  Closes: #710583.
* Fix update-usbids manpage.  Closes: #675089.
2013-05-06 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:006-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream version:
- Remove 02-am-maintainer-mode.diff, 03-pkgconfig.diff,
04-missing-includes.diff, 05-debian-usb-ids.diff,
06-usb-devices-manpages.diff and 99-relibtoolize.diff.
* Add debian/patches/02-usbdevices-quotes.diff to fix quoting issues
in usb-devices.  Closes: #694043.
* Update usb.ids.  Closes: #696527.
* Set usbutils package as Multi-Arch: foreign.  Closes: #697775.
* Correctly pass CPPFLAGS and LDFLAGS to build with hardening support.
* Compress .deb with xz.  
2012-04-23 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:005-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Update usb.ids.
* Add an entry for Bamboo Pen.  Closes: #669050. 
* Fix a typo in usb-devices (1).  Closes: #646167.
* Bumped Standards-Version to 3.9.3 (no changes).
2012-01-02 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:005-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Add an entry for Huawei E173.  Closes: #654195. 
2011-12-11 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:005-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Update usb.ids.
2011-08-29 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:004-2) unstable; urgency=high
* Install usbutils.pc in the correct path.  Closes: #639717.
* Set severity to high, as the bug affects testing.

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