libhidapi-libusb0 - Multi-Platform library for communication with HID devices (libusb backend)

Distribution: Debian 8 (Jessie)
Repository: Debian Main amd64
Package name: libhidapi-libusb0
Package version: 0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg
Package release: 3
Package architecture: amd64
Package type: deb
Installed size: 71 B
Download size: 13.36 KB
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HIDAPI is a multi-platform library enabling applications to easily interface with Bluetooth and USB HID-class devices. This package contains the libusb-based implementation of HIDAPI.


    Install Howto

    1. Update the package index:
      # sudo apt-get update
    2. Install libhidapi-libusb0 deb package:
      # sudo apt-get install libhidapi-libusb0


    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
    • /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/
    • /usr/share/doc/libhidapi-libusb0/changelog.Debian.gz
    • /usr/share/doc/libhidapi-libusb0/copyright


    2014-04-03 - Scott Talbert <> hidapi (0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg-3) unstable; urgency=low * Add --disable-silent-rules to configuration to make the compile flags visible. * Reintroduce support for kFreeBSD.

    2014-02-04 - Scott Talbert <> hidapi (0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg-2) unstable; urgency=low * Update copyright date on debian/* files. * Include link to bug report for patch. * Include HIDAPI license text as a comment in copyright file.

    2014-02-02 - Scott Talbert <> hidapi (0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=low * Incorporate patch from Klee Dienes (bump version number to match latest GitHub tag, include dfsg in version due to removing non-free files, bump standards version, add Files-Excluded listing to copyright file, add --parallel to dh command in rules, add watch file). * Update license for debian/* to HIDAPI. * Add patch to link libhidapi-libusb with pthreads. * Added symbols files. * Cleanup copyright file to clear lintian warnings. * Remove kFreeBSD support for now.

    2014-02-01 - Scott Talbert <> hidapi (0.7.0+git20140201.3a66d4e-1) unstable; urgency=low * Upgrade to latest upstream version (3a66d4e). * Removed special FreeBSD package; FreeBSD now uses libusb package. * Clarify/update copyright information (thanks Klee Dienes for patch). * Add a get-orig-source to rules which downloads from GitHub, removes non-free files, and repacks.

    2013-10-01 - Scott Talbert <> hidapi (0.7.0+git20130909.a88c724-1) unstable; urgency=low * Initial release (Closes: #724568)