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

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Finding useful crash-information in Windows 8 Consumer Preview

I'm currently diving into C# and wanted to play around with the new Metro-styled-applications introduced with Windows 8, so I updated my Windows 7 to Windows 8 Consumer Preview. The problem I'm ...
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How can I run ALL http request through Charles Web Debugging Proxy - including command line ones?

I'm using the Charles Web Debugging Proxy software to debug HTTP requests. It works great with my desktop browsers, Chrome and Firefox, and it even sees HTTP requests that other programs make. When I ...
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Open port in Window 7 for local client-server development and debugging

I am writing a C# console application for Windows 7 that can send and listen to packets (client or server). Since I only have one computer, I will have to debug and test my code locally. I first ...
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MySQL ODBC Debugging to myodbc.sql overwrites file instead of appending new queries

I am using the MySQL ODBC driver on a Windows Server 2008 R2 64-bit box. I enabled the debug feature on the odbc driver using the ODBC administrator at %windir%\SysWOW64\odbcad32.exe It does write ...
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Perfmon-type app with Always on Top feature

Does anyone know of a perfmon-type app, with nifty features, that can be selected with Always on Top? I would like to view selected counters but need the window to be always visible, would help with ...
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How to hide debugging output in Mathematica?

I want hide all outputs created by Print command from user's function defined in module .m. More precisely the problem is following: I have a module that solves some specific task (It's not ...
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How do I debug bash completions?

I have created some bash completion functions that all appear to work in isolation but give me unexpected results when I attempt to tab complete with them. Is it possible to connect bashdb, then ...
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Debugging CSRSS.EXE Application Error/Crash

For a while now, I have been getting an intermittent crash of SVCHOST.EXE on boot in Windows XP. Because it is intermittent, I cannot reliably reproduce it, nor can I narrow down when it started, and ...
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XCode to debug gdb-debuggable executable

I have compiled a cmake-based executable that is (miraculously) debuggable in gdb. So examining hundreds of variables with the terminal becomes a little bit slow for very large projects and I would ...
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Blue screen error in Windows 7 [duplicate]

I have Windows 7 Professional 64-bit and keep getting a blue screen error. I think it has something to do with my hard drive, but I'm not sure if it is failing or not. Here is the .dmp debug: ...
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Eclipse 'Debug View'

So this might be a silly question, but I'm seeing a 'debug output' view in my eclipse workspace, and I haven't got the foggiest idea what it's for. I'm presuming it's useful - but Googling hasn't ...
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Debugging in Eclipse, how to run until a breakpoint

I am trying to debug my java code in eclipse. By using break points and Debug mode, the control hits the break point after which I can use F6 to navigate through my code. Consider I have my break ...
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Debug/step into a Linux boot

Is there a way to watch Linux boot as though it was a program compiled with GCC on a Linux environment using the -g switch so, say, I can step through the entire boot sequence from GRUB onwards, ...
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Chrome: Hide Extension Errors in JavaScript Console

Is there a way to prevent extensions from showing up in the console of the developer tools window? It's annoying to be looking for JavaScript errors and have to ignore errors that are always there. I ...
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How can I edit Javascript of a website like in CSS Pivot?

I want to edit and run Javascript on a website. Then, I'd like to save it for re-accessing it later. What I'm describing is exactly like CSS Pivot, but only for Javascript. Sharing with others is not ...
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How can I see all keypresses on the keyboard?

I've been given a laptop to fix - it is 'randomly scrolling documents'. I'm almost certain it's a faulty connection in the keyboard, causing page-down to fire. Is there a program I can use to monitor ...
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How can I debug periodic 100% memory usage by services.exe?

I'm running Windows 7 SP1 on a MacBook Pro via Boot Camp (i.e. it boots natively). Recently services.exe started exhibiting behavior whereby every 15 minutes or so it will ramp up over the course of ...
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Can firebug open a local CSS file?

With firePHP and fireLogger, i can click on the file name of the file that caused an error and open it with a text editor. I saw the option to configure editors with firebug - so my question is this: ...
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coredumps don't work after enabling them in /etc/security/limits.conf on Debian

I have some init scripts that launch some daemons that I wrote. I want Linux to generate a coredump anytime something crashes. I activated coredumps in /etc/security/limits.conf by adding the next ...
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(How) Can I get a core dump when running a program with sudo?

Cores apparently are not dumped when the using sudo despite ulimit -c being set to unlimited. Is there any way around this?
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Howto analyze dump files [closed]

PDF-XChange Viewer keeps crashing on my Windows XP sp3 and I'm investigating the reason. Since I don't have the sources and the support team could not reproduce my error, I decided on debugging it on ...
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Looking for tool to show IP packets (and do analysis) sent/received from/to my machine (want to debug why can't mount network drive)

fiddler2 comes close but this only deals with web browsers it seems. I need this tool to debug why I can't mount a common standard network/NAS drive (e.g. via SMB/SAMBA) in Windows 7 Pro and Home. ...
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In GDB, how can I jump directly up to the topmost call stack frame?

I have a C program that seg faults after descending deep into an infinite recursive mess. Backtracing the process in GDB is useless because the call stack frame is at least 1000 frames deep, and the ...
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Eliminate cause of crash - if rooted on host

Is there a way to pin down the moments (e.g., 15 seconds) just before a program crashes on windows-xp-sp3? It would be interesting to inspect applications and executables and their communication ...
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How to bring up Firebug debug consoles?

Everyone says you simply click the 'scripts' tab to bring up the debug console. But I don't have that tab/window/pane. How do I bring it up? Here's a screenshot of my Firefox 5 - I really don't have ...
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Why do I not have permissions to run this method?

I'm using a Ruby gem called IMGKit and when I use the gem's to_img method in the console I get this error: IMGKit::CommandFailedError: Command failed: /rubyprograms/search --format jpg ...
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BIOS Interruptions, how to trace and how to manipulate it on Windows?

Is there a way to see BIOS interrupts that raises to Windows? Can I use "debug" (cmd command) to send interrupts to BIOS and trace some results?
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Safari Web Developer Tools?

Where do you enable web developer tools in Safari on windows? I can't find it anywhere. A quick web search found some really complicated instructions that felt more like a hack then turning on a ...
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Verifying Flash Player debug version installed: Is there a webpage that purposefully causes a Flash exception?

I need a quick way to verify that the Flash Player debug version is properly installed. I'm thinking that a page that has a flash widget embedded that tries to do x=1/0;... Basically I just want to ...
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In Flash Builder 4.5 for Mac, how can I use xdebug as my PHP debugger (instead of Zend Debugger)?

Currently, under Preferences>PHP>Debug>Installed Debugger, only Zend Debugger is shown, and there is no way to add xdebug, even though I have verified that it is active using phpinfo(). Does anyone ...
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How to debug Remote Desktop Connection when intranet connection works, but not external

How can I setup Remote Desktop Connection (RDP) when I've exhausted all my known searchable resources? I am attempting to set up Remote Desktop Connection on my Windows 7 Ultimate version and have ...
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What debugger is preventing my application from further execution?

I have an auto-run application that says: So, I go on and debug it and see: (df0.c2c): Access violation - code c0000005 (first chance) First chance exceptions are reported before any exception ...
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How do you display POST data with cURL?

As an example, POSTing to a web server with the -v argument: curl -v http://testserver.com/post -d "firstname=john&lastname=doe" And the output > POST /post HTTP/1.1 > User-Agent: ...
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Where is the javascript console in Safari 5.0.5 for Windows?

Just what the title says. Where can I find the javascript console in safari?
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MS Visual Studio Debug

Previously, when my program crashed during debugging VS would bring me to a line of code where crash happened. Now... its always looks like this: And i have no clue where and why it crashed :( I ...
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What is the DOS debug script to low level format a hard drive?

What is the DOS debug script to low level format a hard drive?
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Recurring crash: “An unhandled win32 exception occurred in mscorsvw.exe”. How to diagnose/fix?

I recently got a new PC at work and had to reinstall development tools, etc. The PC runs Windows XP (blech), and I've got Visual Studio 2010 and .NET Frameworks 2.0, 3.5, and 4.0 installed, each with ...
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How to grab a random section in the middle of a huge file?

I have a huge log file of around 3.5 GB and would like to sample random sections in the middle of say 10 MB for the purpose of debugging what my application is doing. I could use head or tail ...
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Someone hacked my pc, please help. (debug.log.sent)

Once every hour my computer sends out debug.log files. Example: debug.log.110422_171810.sent 4/22/2011 10:13am I don't know to whom these files are being sent, nor do I know what's in them. I do ...
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How to Export/Parse files from memory.dmp?

My computer got bluescreen, and saved all info to a memory file before restart. I have memory.dmp, and i have some very important files that i didnt save. All the files I need to recover were txt ...
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Finding the culprit of a slow network

My network connection is reeeeaaaaaal slow lately. How can I analyze the problem to find the culprit? Candidates I see are: my machine (although it works ok on other networks) my wlan (reception is ...
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Problem installing Android SDK on Eclipse Galileo

I am using Kubuntu 10.10 and Eclipse Galileo and am trying to install the SDK. I am following the instructions provided at http://developer.android.com. The step where my Eclipse detects the plugin ...
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ARM Linux kernel debugging on AT91SAM9261

I have ported Linux to AT91SAM9261 board, I have compiled my own Bootstrap, Uboot, Kernel and filesystem. Now I want to debug my Linux kernel 2.6.30 using KGDB and GDB. I have host with Ubuntu ...
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linux firefox flash debug: i don't get alerts when errors occur

I use firefox 3.6.13 on linux gentoo amd64 and flash 10.2 debug version, i also have firebug flashbug and flashfirebug installed. my problem is that whenever I run a flash application that encounters ...
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How should be system configured for use breakpoints of xdebug for phpunit tests on netbeans (ubuntu)

How should be system configured for use breakpoints of xdebug for phpunit(3.5) tests on netbeans 6.9 (ubuntu 10.04). Example1 (breakpoint inside Test file): in ExampleTest.php I want to put ...
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mac mini no drive detected - steps to fix it

I bought a used mac mini off ebay 2 weeks ago. It's been working fine. Earlier today, I came back to my mac mini and logged in (typed password and hit enter). The computer just froze, and after a few ...
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Outlook 2003 Crashes

Outlook 2003 just started crashing. There's not much to go on. I get a window that says "Microsoft Office Outlook has stopped working". I've archived all but 1 month of emails. I turned off the ...
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Copy entire firefox error console

In firefox error console (Ctrl-shift-J in my locale), there is the option of rightclick -> copy to copy one event to clipboard. I want to save the entire content, while debugging an app, which writes ...
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Firefox - built in search engine toolbar broken

When I change the order of the search engines (Toolbar -> Manage Search Engines -> Move up / down -> Ok) it changes the order, until I close and reopen the browser. I can't imagine that's the way ...
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Test IE7 without installing it - how?

Is there a way to test IE7 functionality (intented to test the functionality of a website) without installing IE7? If so, how? Something like an online service?