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How to use libusb without administrator privileges?

How to use libusb without administrator privileges?

If you use Exostiv Dashboard analyzer under Linux OS and whish to connect to the probe, you’ll need to have libusb installed.
If you do not have the right permission, you will not be able to use it. Please check the symptoms / solutions below:

Symptom :
Using libusb without administrator privileges.
Libusb persmissions.
Solution :
In file /lib/udev/rules.d/50-udev-default.rules, change:
SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ENV{DEVTYPE}==”usb_device”, MODE=”0664″
to :
SUBSYSTEM==”usb”, ENV{DEVTYPE}==”usb_device”, MODE=”0666″
/<path to installation directory>/DriverLinux.h:6: error: libusb-1.0/libusb.h: No such file or directory
#include  <libusb-1.0/libusb.h>

Solution :
sudo apt-get install libusb-1.0-0-dev (Ubuntu)
sudo yum install (Cent-OS)
sudo yum install libusb-devel.x86_64 (Cent-OS)
sudo yum install libusb-static.x86_64 (Cent-OS)
sudo yum install libusbx-devel-1.0.15-4.el7.x86_64 – for headers (Cent-OS)