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

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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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How to debug Win7 shutdown-freeze and failure?

The actual question is really about "How can I debug" this (see below), but for background a bit more story: I'm running Windows7 64bit (fully updated) on a new Dell Precision M3800 (SDD drive) ...
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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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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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Visual Studio 2012 Very Slow Typing

I have a problem. After SP1 update, passing some time, VS 2012 becomes very-very slow when typing text. Solution size is not big, PC is quite powerful, it has 16GB of RAM, SSD drive, and i7-2600. I ...
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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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Excel chart shows horizontal axis as the same value after pivot refresh

I have created a simple clustered column chart to display request volumes (y-axis) over time (x-axis, months). All of that is linked to a little CountIf table that sources data from a PivotTable (as ...
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Something is blocking and slowing Windows 7 down when I loose the network connection

I've experienced this multiple times on various Windows installations on various work related devices. Sometimes when my laptop looses it's connection to the Intranet, the whole systems seem to hang. ...
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OneDrive Sync Engine has stopped working (with callstack and disassembly)

Searching online I can see that some people have this problem but I cannot find any solution. I tried to change onedrive location, run the onedrive troubleshooter (no problems found) and nothing ...
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Analyzing the actions of a running program

Do you know a Windows software (or several) that can analyze what a running program is doing ? For example, detecting if the program is connecting to the Internet (and to what), of sending data via e-...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Issue using Flash Debug Player in VM Windows Vista instance on OSX Lab machine

I have a MacMini running Lion that our developers use for testing. It has three different versions of Windows installed as Virtual Machines on it. I have been trying to install the Flash Debug Player ...
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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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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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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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Is there any ucSim GUI frontend?

Is there any ucSim GUI frontend? Cygwin or Ubuntu either is ok. Or if there is any free source MCS-51 simulator/debugger?
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Logging IBM MQ in DEBUG mode

I have an application that uses MQ queues. I wish to enable DEBUG logging via my logback.xml such that I can see the MQ details like connectivity, message recieved/sent etc. So I added the following ...
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Can I prevent browser extensions from logging messages to the Firefox console?

The error messages generated by the web page I'm building are being drowned in a ton of console messages that are being produced by browser addons/extensions. Can I limit the console messages to be ...
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from what I read, “grub>” is a linux-thing, so how come it appeared on my pc?

Ok, here's what I get when trying to boot into my Windows 7 Ultimate installation: First, there's something about SLIC LOADER v 1.4.6, followed by a bunch of non informative information and a ...
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Target a different partition using: sfc /scannow

I have a PC with two partitions; one with Windows 8 installed and the other with Windows 10. Unfortunately I have a problem with the Windows 10 partition as described here: http://answers.microsoft....
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In Aptana how do you have it search all your code?

I installed Aptana and heard you can have it search all your code for debugging. Please help me find that area to do this. I am searching for a file being used that is messing up my CSS and my code ...
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DDD is going haywire on my computer, how to fix it?

I am fairly new to DDD, and to Linux at all to be honest. On my university lab I use DDD to debug the code, it works quite well. That's not the case in my own personal laptop. For starters, I don't ...
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Why is my mac so slow? - No programs open but “app memory” high

I simply can't figure out why my Mac is running so slow. Here's what I've tried: Closing applications (including Firefox and Chrome) Shutting down my computer Entering "sudo purge" in the terminal ...
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How to debug WiFi errors on Windows?

Is there any way to get an error code from failed wireless connection attempts on Windows? Just having "Windows can't connect" doesn't help me debug my issue at all. Ideally, getting an error code or ...
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VBA/Macros Runtime Error Fix (Run-time error '13': Type mismatch)

Run-time error '13': Type mismatch Is the error code. A previous person made a macros which hides all blank rows and assigned it to a button. Recently someone made some changes which affected many ...
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Could not find debuginfo for main pkg: blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64

I'm trying to use gdb with my code, but it's giving me an error: Missing separate debuginfos, use: debuginfo-install blas-3.2.1-4.el6.x86_64 libtool-ltdl-2.2.6-15.5.el6.x86_64 Trying to install the ...
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Install Windows 8 update on Windows 10

I am creating a program in C# that uses Novation Launchpads, which are MIDI devices. Therefore I am using the functions midiInNumDevs and midiOutNumDevs and I am trying to make the program ...
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OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296

Has anyone figured out how to enable logging or debug mode for OneDrive for Business for Mac 17.3.6296? There do not appear to be any options in the client. How about some kind of Terminal hack? ...
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How to invoke Pyscripter debugger

Using pythonwin, you can invoke the debugger by pywin.debugger.brk() Can you somehow do the same thing with pyscripter? The advantage of this method is that your code runs at normal speed until the ...
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Need help using procmon to debug “Power surge on USB port”

Like many others, I've seen a power surge on usb port error message pop up on my computer. Tried the usual fixes including replacing usb equipment and drivers. No luck. However, I have noticed that ...
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Something is closing Chrome

On my machine, every time I open Chrome, it opens for about 2 seconds then closes. It doesn't become unresponsive, or come up with the "Woah Chrome has Crashed" message, it simply closes, as if ...
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Starting debug on OpenVswitch

I am configuring bond (LAPC) links (x4) between OVS and another device. I would like to see if OVS is receiving and considering negotiation packet. OVS is running inside a container where I cannot ...
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What could cause an error in Windows 7 debugger tools installation?

My computer, a Windows 7 Dell laptop, has been suffering sudden restarts every so often these days. It's most commonly seen through a hesitation to re-connect to wifi after being asleep for a long ...
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Chrome: Opening StdERR window unsolicited

When I open Chrome this window opens, too and fills itself with those logs. I dont know why it appears, I didnt command Chrome to show it, nor do I know how to get rid of it. If I want to close it, it ...
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What is DDD trying to do when it gets busy after stopping on breakpoints and can I stop it preemptively?

Here's a common annoyance with DDD which I've experienced with many C++ projects. set a breakpoint, run and hit the breakpoint, right-click the display window and go to "New Display", click-drag to ...
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Ollydbg v1.10 crashing on Wine under Ubuntu 14.04

I am following Infinite Skills tutorial for Reversing Engineering and the instructor installs Ollydbg v1.10 but I am unable to run it under my system. I hadn't Wine installed previously and I ...
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How can I debug OSX memory card events

I am trying to get kernel messages for memory card insertion - removal, but i don't get logs. I issue the command "tail -f /var/log/kernel.log" So i need to know how to increase kernel log level to ...
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Understanding Memory.dmp file drive failure

I have a desktop Windows 7 PC that keeps randomly rebooting, so I looked in the event log an there was lot of Critical kernel-power events followed by a bugcheck events. The bugcheck event pointed ...
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How to find what file in winsxs is generating a crash?

I have a program that is generating a msvcr80.dll error and crashing. I would like to find out what is happening, so I could find if the program is using the wrong version of that file. Is there a ...
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Remote browser session debugging: Is there a tool to get a “core dump” of a browser's interaction with a webpage?

A user of my website is having a problem that I can't reproduce. It is maddening to debug, because all I can really ask the user (nontechnical person) is their OS version and browser version. Is ...
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Logging/debugging the bash startup process

My bash shell sometimes takes quite a while to start, probably due to a lot of stuff happening in my various dot files (e.g. .bash_profile, etc.). Is there any way to properly log the bash startup ...
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What logging can I turn on / dump can I retrieve in order to report this bug in Chrome?

Once or twice a week, I run into a bug in Chrome where not only all my Chrome tabs, but even all my Chrome windows, appear frozen, due to an invisible Javascript confirmation dialog. I don't know what ...
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No COM1 port on hyper-v

I just made a fresh Windows 8.1 install and am trying to set-up a VM for kernel debugging. Therefore, I need to create a serial link to debug the VM using windbg. Usually I just simply add a new COM ...
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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 ...