dfu-programmer is a Device Firmware Update based USB programmer for
Atmel chips with a USB bootloader.
It seems to be working just fine with the LUFA based DFU Bootloader.
You might want to add the following udev rule under /etc/udev/rules.d:
so when you plug the AVR chip to program, the USB devices becomes
available to all the members of the "plugdev" group. Also, I found
that the programmer doesn't work for non-root users when the
"usbfs" is mounted on /proc/bus/usb, so my advice is to remove the
"usbfs" entry from /etc/fstab if it is there (or maybe there is a
Maintained by: Andrzej Telszewski
Approved by: dsomero
(the SlackBuild does not include the source)