colorhug-flash man page

colorhug-flash — A firmware updater for the ColorHug colorimeter


colorhug-flash [ --verbose ] [ --filename ]


This manual page documents briefly the colorhug-flash command.

colorhug-flash allows you to update the firmware on your Hughski ColorHug colorimeter.


This program follows the usual GNU command line syntax, with long options starting with two dashes (`-'). A summary of options is included below.

Show summary of options.
Show extra debugging information.

Flash a specific firmware file.

Usually colorhug-flash contacts the internet and downloads update metadata to work out the firmware file to use. This flag allows the user to use a custom image.


Setting COLORHUG_EMULATE will allow you to run this tool without any real hardware attached, although the program will fail when the flash write is verified.


This manual page was written by Richard Hughes <richard@hughsie.com>.


07 September,2010