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update-usbids(8)              Linux USB Utilities             update-usbids(8)



NAME
       update-usbids - download new version of the USB ID list


SYNOPSIS
       update-usbids


DESCRIPTION
       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.


FILES
       /var/lib/usbutils/usb.ids
              Here we install the new list.


SEE ALSO
       lsusb(8).


AUTHOR
       Thomas Sailer, <sailerATife.ch>.



usbutils-0.11                   27 October 2004               update-usbids(8)