Get names of files in /dev, a USB device is attached to

ls -la /dev/disk/by-id/usb-*
This command lists the names of your USB devices connected and what file in /dev they are using. It's pretty useful if you don't have an automount option in your desktop or you don't have any graphical enviroment.
Sample Output
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 nov 25 10:49 /dev/disk/by-id/usb-Kingston_DataTravelerMini_5B770600001E-0:0 -> ../../sdb
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 nov 25 10:49 /dev/disk/by-id/usb-Kingston_DataTravelerMini_5B770600001E-0:0-part1 -> ../../sdb1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root  9 nov 25 10:57 /dev/disk/by-id/usb-RockChip_USB_MP3_USBV1.00-0:0 -> ../../sdc

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2009-11-25 16:02:06

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