librfid-tool - Man Page

Low-level RFID access command line tool based on librfid


librfid-tool [-sSplh]


librfid-tool is a command line tool which gives you low-level RFID access using one of the RFID reader devices supported by librfid.


-s,  --scan
Scan for RFID tags until the first tag is found.
-S,  --scan-loop

Scan for RFID tags in an endless loop. Show information on the detected RFID tags (if any).

-p,  --protocol

Specify the RFID protocol to use. Possible values are: tcl, mifare-ultralight, and mifare-classic.

-l,  --layer2

Specify the layer 2 protocol to use. Possible values are: iso14443a, iso14443b, and iso15693.

-h,  --help

Show a help text and exit.


Please report any bugs on the librfid-devel mailing list at


librfid-tool is covered by the GNU General Public License (GPL), version 2.


Harald Welte <>

This manual page was written by Uwe Hermann <>. It is licensed under the terms of the GNU GPL (version 2 or later).


January 24, 2008