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

Property Value
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.


Package Version Architecture Repository
libhidapi-libusb0_0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg-3_i386.deb 0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg i386 Debian Main
libhidapi-libusb0 - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.14
libusb-1.0-0 >= 2:1.0.9
multiarch-support -


Type URL
Binary Package libhidapi-libusb0_0.8.0~rc1+git20140201.3a66d4e+dfsg-3_amd64.deb
Source Package hidapi

Install Howto

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




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
* 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)

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