Linux "lsusb" Command Line Options and Examples
list USB devices

lsusb is a utility for displaying information about USB buses in the system and the devices connected to them..


lsusb [ options ]

Command Line Options:

Tells lsusb to be verbose and display detailed information about the devices shown. This includes configuration descriptorsfor the device's current speed. Class descriptors will be shown, when available, for USB device classes including hub, audio,HID, communications, and chipcard.
lsusb -v ...
Show only devices in specified bus and/or devnum. Both ID's are given in decimal and may be omitted.
lsusb -s ...
Show only devices with the specified vendor and product ID. Both ID's are given in hexadecimal.
lsusb -d ...
Do not scan the /dev/bus/usb directory, instead display only information about the device whose device file is given. Thedevice file should be something like /dev/bus/usb/001/001. This option displays detailed information like the v option; youmust be root to do this.
lsusb -D ...
Tells lsusb to dump the physical USB device hierarchy as a tree. This overrides the v option.
lsusb -t ...
Print version information on standard output, then exit successfully.RETURN VALUEIf the specified device is not found, a non-zero exit code is returned.FILES/var/lib/usbutils/usb.idsA list of all known USB ID's (vendors, products, classes, subclasses and protocols).
lsusb -V ...