usbutils - Linux USB utilities

Property Value
Distribution Debian Sid
Repository Debian Main i386
Package name usbutils
Package version 007
Package release 4+b1
Package architecture i386
Package type deb
Installed size 718 B
Download size 213.08 KB
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Package Version Architecture Repository
usbutils_007-4+b1_amd64.deb 007 amd64 Debian Main
usbutils - - -


Name Value
libc6 >= 2.4
libusb-1.0-0 >= 2:1.0.16
zlib1g >= 1:


Type URL
Binary Package usbutils_007-4+b1_i386.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




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.
2011-08-27 - Aurelien Jarno <>
usbutils (1:004-1) unstable; urgency=low
* New upstream release.
* Use .xz for the debian.tar file.

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