Bill Davidsen davidsen at
Fri Mar 15 17:26:40 UTC 2013

Joachim Backes wrote:
> On 03/13/2013 03:30 PM, Patrick Dupre wrote:
>> Verify that you have USB compiled into your kernel
> The problem arises only if you are running usbview as normal user!
> "sudo usbview" does what you expect!
Why does usbview require root, when "lsusb -v" seems to provide the same type of 
detail to a normal user?

Bill Davidsen <davidsen at>
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