update-pciids(8)              The PCI Utilities             update-pciids(8)

NAME         top

       update-pciids - download new version of the PCI ID list

SYNOPSIS         top

       update-pciids [-q]

DESCRIPTION         top

       update-pciids fetches the current version of the pci.ids file from
       the primary distribution site and installs it.

       This utility requires curl, wget or lynx to be installed. If gzip or
       bzip2 are available, it automatically downloads the compressed
       version of the list.

OPTIONS         top

       -q     Be quiet and do not report anything except errors.

FILES         top

              Here we install the new list.

SEE ALSO         top

       lspci(8), setpci(8)

AUTHOR         top

       The PCI Utilities are maintained by Martin Mares <>.

COLOPHON         top

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pciutils-3.3.0                10 November 2014              update-pciids(8)