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provides a generic and flexible way to access and interact with USB HID devices.

libhid provides a generic and flexible way to access and interact with USB HID devices, much like libusb does for plain USB devices. It is based on libusb, thus it requires no HID support in the kernel.



version 0.2.16 (alpha)
released on 29 January 2009

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License:GPLv2 with exceptionKelly Hopkins29 January 2009
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Charles Lepple Maintainer
Martin F. Krafft Maintainer
Arnaud Quette Maintainer

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