Install libusb on Mac OSX

About the App

  • App name: libusb
  • App description: Library for USB device access
  • App website: http://libusb.info

Install the App

  1. Press Command+Space and type Terminal and press enter/return key.
  2. Run in Terminal app:
    ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/Homebrew/install/master/install)" < /dev/null 2> /dev/null
    and press enter/return key.
    If the screen prompts you to enter a password, please enter your Mac's user password to continue. When you type the password, it won't be displayed on screen, but the system would accept it. So just type your password and press ENTER/RETURN key. Then wait for the command to finish.
  3. Run:
    brew install libusb

Done! You can now use libusb.

One thought on “Install libusb on Mac OSX

  • Thanks for your description but I got this message if i try “brew install libusb”: as normal user and also with the sudo command.
    => Downloading https://homebrew.bintray.com/bottles/libusb-1.0.21.sierra.bottle.tar.gz
    ######################################################################## 100,0%
    ==> Pouring libusb-1.0.21.sierra.bottle.tar.gz
    Error: The `brew link` step did not complete successfully
    The formula built, but is not symlinked into /usr/local
    Could not symlink .
    /usr/local/opt is not writable..
    any idea ?

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