To debug is to attempt to locate and remove errors (bugs) in a computer system.

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Debugging linux kernel, SIGKILL

Trying to debug linux kernel (vmlinux) with gdb during my education, but after I run kernel I just got "program terminated with SIGKILL": gdb vmlinux-3.11.0-12-generic ...GDB header... Reading ...
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Valgrind can't find debug symbols, even with --extra-debuginfo-path

I'm attempting to install Valgrind on an embedded Debian-based PowerPC system. I've managed to cross-compile it successfully, but now it's complaining that it can't find debug information. I've put ...
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TF101 Android: Image block device via adb

I have an Asus TF101 tablet running Android ICS. I am trying to image the entire internal flash file system onto my desktop via adb. The problem is that the image I am obtaining appears to be ...
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How to choose which project is built on F5 in Visual Studio?

I have a solution file for IntraFace, which contains two projects, namely IntraFaceTracker and IntraFaceDetector (see the image). By default, IntraFaceTracker is selected, you can see its name is ...
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apache mod rewrite - how to determine what file on disk is being hit?

A project that I am newly working on has been around for years, and it has managed to accumulate several hundred rather complex RewriteRules within the Apache conf files. When working with some ...
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Repeat last test in debug mode in Visual Studio 2013

It is possible to repeat the last test, but in debug mode? When running the last test (even when I manually last ran it in debug mode), it will run without debug mode. I thought perhaps I could map ...
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show all breakpoints when debug a python code with pdb

I am using pdb to debug a python code. I set the breakpoints in the pdb command line with b [linenumber]. Can I check all the linenumber of breakpoints? thanks.
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Where is the right OS X 10.9 source using “kloglevel”

MacOS X 10.9 and 10.9.1 contain a Finder bug which is revealed upon using SMB v2 servers. (This bug is signaled to Apple, and shortly described here: smb v2 Finder bug / Mavericks). I found with man ...
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How to start QEMU on Windows with monitor enabled?

I've downloaded the latest 64-bit version of QEMU for Windows and it installed fine. However, I now have problems switching to Monitor mode when trying my code. The documentation says Ctrl-Alt-[1, 2, ...
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30% CPU usage when charger unplugged. When plugged in, cpu usage drops to 2%

I have checked by external debugger and it seems that batteryservice:update start runs 10 times per second. Other battery processes are running very often too, only with charger unplugged. It's brand ...
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Can I tell eclipse debugger to print to console/log?

Related question: http://programmers.stackexchange.com/questions/225243/is-printing-to-console-stdout-a-good-debugging-strategy We have something like this private int myFunction(int i) { ...
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Any tool for video card memory scan?

Can someone please suggest any tool for scanning memory (RAM) of a video/graphic card? All I can find are some very old programs that do not support modern cards as they, for example do not support ...
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Unable to install Flash Debug Player on Fedora 19

I'm trying to install Flash Debug Player in Fedora 19 x64. I understand that Flash Debug Player is not available for x64 on Linux, so the way to go would be to install the i686 version, and then use ...
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Error from Android NDK: Could not extract package's data directory. Are you sure that your installed application is debuggable?

I'm using Eclipse to debug my Android app which has a C native code. When I plug in my Nexsus4 the NDK external debugging tool works. When I plug my Galaxy Note2 it throws the following error when ...
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Software/Ways to help computer run at optimal speed? [closed]

I have gathered a lot of information already on many different issues-- mainly through websites like these where people seek answers regarding troubleshooting with computers/components. So I figured ...
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visual studio 2012 debug windows 8

I run a local IIS server to develop a website and it works. If I try to debug however it stated "Unable to start debugging on the web server. You do not have permissions to debug the web server ...
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List all files and regkeys opened by a program?

On Windows, I have a currently installed application. The setup utility has since disappeared but we'd like to 'install' the program on another machine. It is quite a well-contained piece of software ...
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How to investigate the cause for unresponsiveness on Linux? [closed]

I apologize that the problem I'm writing about is not very concrete. I use KDE4 on Debian testing, and use KDE's file manager Dolphin very often, most of the time without problems. Recently, I suppose ...
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How do I configure Wireshark to see only the problems?

I know a bit about networks but I have so far failed to define a filter which removes all "good" traffic from the display (i.e. all packets that were replied, all data transfers which were completed ...
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debug not working in PhpStorm

I've got a fresh PhpStorm 6.0.3 installation on my machine. Unfortunately when I create a project and place an index.html in it, select that file and click on the debug icon, Chrome is launched but ...
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Windows 8.1 Recent Apps is invisible

So I updated from windows 8 to 8.1, and ever since, that menu that comes up with you hover the mouse in the top left of the screen (that shows your recent win8 apps) is bugged. It shows two parts of ...
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IE7 on XP, how to enable script debugging

I have Windows XP SP3 and IE 7.0.5730.13 I need to be able to debug javascript viewing my Website in IE7 I've gone into Internet Options > Advanced and unchecked 'Disable Script Debugging' boxes. I've ...
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Old gdb cannot find out how to do logging

I'm running an obsolete Red Hat OS and debugging with the built-in gdb but I cannot figure out how to do logging. I've tried: set logging on But get: No symbol "logging" in current context It ...
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How to know if gdb is installed?

How can i know if gdb is installed in a unix machine? I run the following commands: > gdb > gdb main and the result is gdb: command not found but i don't if this means that gdb is ...
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How to tell what USB device caused bluescreen

I've got a mini dump from when my computer bluescreened. The debugger shows that it was a generic usb driver that caused the crash, but how to tell which one? This is the first time it's ...
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Sample the process of the frontmost application quickly?

I run a lot of beta and under development software in time-critical situations. I often find that I have to force quit an app and relaunch it quickly to get back on track, but don't have the time to ...
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How can I debug problems with Citrix XenApp?

I'm trying to connect to Citrix via Ubuntu 13.04. When I click on the application/VM button in my browser (url is .../Citrix/XenApp/site/default.aspx), button turns blue (before it was grey). Then, ...
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Mac OSX 10.8.4 semi freeze - is there a way to monitor why?

My MacBook Air keeps semi-hanging. It lets me open new windows but it typically gets stuck after that. It's happens every 30-40 mins or so and lasts for about 5 mins each time. For example I can open ...
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How do I interpret the corrupted file information produced by SFC?

Running a scan with the SFC (system file checker) produces entries in the CBS.log file. sfc /scannow Microsoft recommends running the findstr (find string) command with the c switch which searches ...
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Remote debugging with pydev > pydevd > “connection refused”. Why?

I'm trying to have remote debugging working in Eclipse (actually Aptana 3). I'm using the same computer both for server and Aptana (localhost, ubuntu 12.04) My code looks like this: ...
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Correlating strace output to source code function calls

I'm trying to fix a keyboard problem in a Linux application which I have the source code for. The application starts a TCP server and sends local keyboard and mouse events to connected clients. What's ...
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starting network interface in debug mode

Is it possible to start the network interface in debug mode? I am looking for Something like "sshd -ddd" but for a network interface. Basically I am looking for a redhat based solution.
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Dummy mail server

In my development PC I want to see all mail sent using PHP mail() function. Is there any dummy mail server that could show all sent mail (regardless of their recipient) and collect them in a mail box ...
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How to know which driver or kernel module prevents process to be killed?

Sometimes I have processes which I can't kill. Process Explorer, Task Manager and others say that "Access denied". I was told that this can be because kernel driver has a bug or something. How to ...
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Kernel panics in FreeBSD 9.1 virtualbox

I'm regularly encountering a kernel panic on my FreeBSD 9 laptop. I have installed virtualbox host and trying to run CentOS as guest. When perform "yum repolist" guest crash's my freebsd host. Here ...
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Add/Remove programs: what happens when an app installs incorrectly?

I'm a developer, and the installshields I create deploy 'debugsupport.msi', which is the visual studio 2010 debug support executable. However, when I attempt to run it, it says it's already installed ...
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Debug the cause of a bluescreen in windows [duplicate]

I get infrequently a bluescreen on my Windows 7. I would like to know, how i should start debugging this. How can I make the bluescreen last, so i can read the error mesages? How are these messages ...
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error in …what? bug hunting

I use debian testing. Two weeks ago I ran apt-get dist-upgrade on my desktop as usual. Unfortunately, a major league bug has been occurring since then. I did a few upgrades more later in the belief ...
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How to determine if mozilla firefox is buggy?

I always uses Mozilla Firefox, Since Last 3 days I noticed that I showing some annoying adds on Google Homepage and on Youtube and some javascript popups on other site words while when i checked site ...
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How can I get the name of an executable from a makefile?

I'm trying to configure vim to run "make debug" (which adds the '-g' flag to the rest of the CFLAGS), and then use Pyclewn to run "Cfile $filename here$" and then run it. This will allow me to quickly ...
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Dealing with kernel panics in FreeBSD

I'm regularly encountering a kernel panic on my FreeBSD 9 laptop. I have not been able to fix the problem by updating my system to the current stable version (which I got from the ctm-svn), so how ...
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Using the heap command line tool

I am getting a crash while using libgmalloc and I get a complain which says something like Failed to VM allocate XYZ bytes Explicitly trapping into debugger!!! Now I when I encounter this ...
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investigating bsod causes

I experienced my second bsod in two weeks and I am starting to worry, here is the dump from the latest crash, can anyone gather any interesting information here? In the hopes of preventing this in ...
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How do I start Emacs with the debug init option?

The warning that I get, as soon as I open Emacs is this: Warning (initialization): An error occurred while loading `/Users/Kaileeena/.emacs': End of file during parsing: ...
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Mac OS X debug startup items to see what is causing slow startup

I have several menu bar applications loading on startup. 2 of them load immediately, but then there is a 10-20 second pause before the other 6 or 7 load. I would like to know what is causing this ...
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Android Development - Use of RealTerm or other program to directly manipulate and monitor radio/modem to debug Android Telephony [closed]

I and others are desperately trying to port Android 4/ICS/JB/CM10.1 from the LG Optimus 2X/P990 to the LG G2X/P999 cell phone but we haven't been able to get the phone's Qualcomm mdm6600 radio/modem ...
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Why do some errors in Visual Studio disappear?

When debugging a project in Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 Professional, I built the project, resulting in about 15 errors. But as I scroll through the file containing the errors, some of the errors ...
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How to tell if a process is out of control with Process Explorer?

Besides seeing constantly high CPU usage and growing memory usage in Task Manager, and without relying on a determination based on actual interaction with the program (e.g., sluggish interface), is ...
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Which dbghelp.dll do I use for debugging?

I'm trying to configure symbols in Process Explorer. I have the Windows SDK installed (and thus, Debugging Tools). However, there are two versions of dbghelp.dll -- x86 and x64. Which one do I use? ...
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Is it possible to find what's “choking” Firefox?

Is it possible to find what exactly is causing Firefox to randomly CPU-spike at 13%, freezing it entirely? And by "exactly", I mean finding what functions/calls/modules/threads/drivers are the direct ...