Linux Commands Examples

A great documentation place for Linux commands


download new version of the USB ID list

see also : lsusb



add an example, a script, a trick and tips

: email address (won't be displayed)
: name

Step 2

Thanks for this example ! - It will be moderated and published shortly.

Feel free to post other examples
Oops ! There is a tiny cockup. A damn 404 cockup. Please contact the loosy team who maintains and develops this wonderful site by clicking in the mighty feedback button on the side of the page. Say what happened. Thanks!


no example yet ...

... Feel free to add your own example above to help other Linux-lovers !


update-usbids fetches the current version of the usb.ids file from the primary distribution site and installs it.

This utility requires either wget or lynx to be installed. If gzip or bzip2 are available, it automatically downloads the compressed version of the list.



Here we install the new list.

see also

lsusb .


Thomas Sailer, <sailer[:at:][:dot:]ch>.

How can this site be more helpful to YOU ?

give  feedback