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

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In Xcode there a way to mark a routine so that 'Step Into' will skip over the routine?

When stepping through code with the debugger using 'Step Into,' Xcode steps into constructors, destructors, and assignment operators. This is especially frustrating when the routine is compiler-...
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PowerShell: Diagnose timeout vs. connection refused on TCP port with Test-NetConnection

I frequently need to diagnose network connectivity issues and I'm currently using Test-NetConnection in PowerShell (Version 5.1). The output tells me if a port is reachable. In case it's not, I would ...
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CURL fails with exit code 18 for SFTP with just few bytes remaining for file sizes less than120KB , but not when I add strace to sshd

There is weird issue with curl in Amazon Linux 2 server. It fails with exit code 18 with just about ~1MB bytes to read. So to troubleshoot the issue, I have setup local SFTP server. so my curl command ...
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How to modify an OpenWrt package for experimentation

OpenWrt documentation is very fuzzy on how to make quick changes to a package for development or experimentation. Are there step-by-step instructions on how to modify a package from the standard ...
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How to add Visual Studio Code hotkey to start debugging with a specific launch config even if it's currently not the active one?

If I for example had 3 "Launch" configuration defined for PowerShell: { "version": "0.2.0", "configurations": [ { "name": &...
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Windows 10: Find out the exact reason for an unresponsive application

I am recently facing randomly unresponsive applications. I would like to exactly pinpoint / debug the reason that causes the application to hang. CPU utilization is low, memory usage is normal. So I ...
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Heartbeat token failed

I have a new one today : this ! root@lab-web2:/etc/heartbeat# systemctl status heartbeat ● heartbeat.service - Heartbeat High Availability Cluster Communication and Membership Loaded: loaded (/lib/...
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OpenVPN+xfreerdp works on Linux Mint but not on ChromeOS - how to debug?

I work from home and use openvpn to connect to company network, then use xfreerdp to connect to my workstation. It works on Linux Mint. When I copied all the files to my Chromebook, installed the same ...
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Windows 10 x64 StorNVMe Flooding DebugView?

All of a sudden I'm getting flooded in DebugView with a loop of this information: 587615937500 - STORMINI: StorNVMe - POWER: Setting F-state idle timeout to 200ms 587617968750 - STORMINI: StorNVMe - ...
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How can I debug Binary batch file?

I have a .bat file in binary format. But I don't know its functioning. How can I view the content in detail or debug the binary .bat file, or convert it to exe file?
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How to make yt-dlp JSON data not return null when a YouTube video is in "upcoming" mode?

The following command works for me (meaning it returns JSON data for the video): yt-dlp.exe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1C0ZtmBlL-s --skip-download --dump-single-json --no-check-certificate --...
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What exactly cmake say: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ledit or /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcurses?

I am using ubuntu 20.04. I am doing debugging of building with cmake. What exactly cmake say: /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -ledit, i.e.what is ledit? What is /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lcurses exactly? I ...
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Steps to analyse network issues

I have total strange and somehow random network issues since a firmware update of my router. The thing is that I notice that some streaming services and voice assistants aren't working well. They are ...
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Debugging internet connectivity delay issue

Problem For quite some time now, I am experiencing hiccups in my network connection, although the speeds are on par with what ISP offers (tested with https://speed.cloudflare.com/). Specifically, when ...
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From client side only, show all options pushed from server to OpenVPN client

I have no access or control over the server. How do I view the list of options pushed to my client?
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Object reached heap limit - debugging a Javascript SIGILL error on Chrome?

When i run my js script for my plugin in Wordpress. The page freezes, times out and returns a SIGILL error. I can't see any errors in web dev tools, the page just freezes. I installed ...
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Corrupt file system after a program crashing

I setup Windows 10 to generate full dumps for my MyUniquelyNamedApp.exe by importing the following file in RegistryEditor: Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\...
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Debugging a TCP client/server pair of applications on Windows?

I have a server application in .NET 6/VS2022 which creates a TCP listener, and a python 3 application which creates a socket to connect to the server application. Rather than hopping back and forth ...
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Remove "Silent Process Exit" folder from temp directory

How to disable processes the monitoring of silent process exits and get rid of the %userprofile%\AppData\Local\Temp\Silent Process Exit folder? I looked it up and found that it has something to do ...
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How can we debug SSH logs apart from the verbose (-vvv) command?

SSH connection is getting closed by port 6655 when trying to SSH into the board using board's IP address using Putty. How can I debug the SSH logs and the process apart from the verbose command? ...
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How can I enable core dumps in initrd (dracut/Fedora based)?

I have a situation where a system that is intended to continue installation dumps core in initrd, effectively being unable to mount the root filesystem as a consequence. As it tuned out, mdadm or lvm ...
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Is it possible to copy CSS line number in Firefox?

It is really annoying to remember and type in line numbers of CSS rules, maybe there is some way to navigate quickly to the right line directly in my IDE? I can't believe nobody has an issue like this....
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Having a proxy machine with Windows KDNET kernel debugging?

I'm using KDNET to debug a Windows kernel driver on a second laptop via Ethernet cable. It works by directly plugging the Ethernet cable from the host to the target laptop. The process is described in ...
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How to fix explorer freezing when accessing usb?

very often my explorer freezes when accessing usb (sometimes I have to restart it, sometimes the not responding goes away in a few seconds) and today was the worst case (might have been cause i was ...
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How to find out what is causing DokuWiki to be unable to save after edit?

This is happening only with one single page, even when only adding/removing a single character. All other pages can be edited & saved. localhost is Apache on Windows, if that matters. How can I ...
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Firefox autofill text field corruption

Occasionally, when I am typing into a text field on a website, or the search box in the browser, Firefox 89.0.2 on Linux Mint will display a drop-down that is corrupted. The corruption appears to be ...
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Running Qt app within WinPE

I'd say this is kind of inbetween both SuperUser and StackOverflow, but I am writing a GUI application using Qt that I would like to run within WinPE. I am well aware that WinPE is a very limited ...
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Slow excel document verbose status

I have inherited a set of large poorly optimised excel documents used to post process outputs from a bespoke matlab simulator and they are so slow. They're slow to open, recalculate, and save; and ...
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Using Visual Studio C++ remote debugging for Linux on a non-MSBuild, non-CMake project

Visual Studio has features to support cross-platform projects, allowing a developer to build, run and debug a Linux program from within Visual Studio, by connecting to and executing on either the ...
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How do I make a program I've previously opened have a cold run when my laptop has Intel Optane turned on?

The first time I open a program on windows it is slow to load then if I close it and open it again, it's fast to load. This suggests that windows is caching the frequently and recently used programs ...
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Using CURL to send multipart/alternative email WITH encoder=quoted-printable. How?

Below is an example of how I currently send a multipart/alternative with CURL. I write this email in a text editor, save it to a file and use CURL to send the whole thing. To: "John Connor" &...
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Highlight a mystery

What the heck is the vba editor trying to tell me with this:
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What is a debug.log file and how can I get rid of it?

I see this annoying file at times appearing on my desktop and other folders. Here's the content of the one I just found: [0104/221014.762:ERROR:directory_reader_win.cc(43)] FindFirstFile: The system ...
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How to prevent most disk writes before you trigger a "CrashOnCtrlScroll" crash

You've just enabled a useful developer feature named CrashOnCtrlScroll. You've enabled it on your primary machine, which you use every day. Not on a spare PC, and not on a virtual machine. For ...
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What to do when "CrashOnCtrlScroll" doesn't seem to work

You've tried to enable a useful developer feature named CrashOnCtrlScroll. You then tried to trigger a crash. Unfortunately, no crash happened. What can you try now?
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How to debug Windows shutdown issues?

I have Windows 10 Home edition. Since the last update, the computer takes forever to shutdown. Here's what I tried: Right-click Start Select Windows PowerShell (Admin) Click "Yes" on the ...
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How can I start my network log in Safari right from the launch?

So far I have seen how I can use the Developer menu in Safari in order to analyze my network traffic and how I can preserve the logs. But I have to re-open my browser very often. Therefore I want to ...
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How to identify which Chrome extension is redirecting traffic?

By chance I noticed that sometimes when I access bookdepository.com I get redirected to a strange URL before landing on that page. Apparently some rogue extension is hijacking the request to first ...
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How to Set A secondary Debugging software in Windows 10 TaskManager Debug

I would like to know if there is a way to add a secondary debugging software, to the right click context menu of the TaskManager, Prefferably SublimeText Editor 3, or any other similar software, ...
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How to debug a keyboard's keys matrix row and column and microcontroller?

I was wondering how you can find the "address" of a key on a keyboard, that usually gets sent to a microcontroller on the motherboard, probably. As example, these addresses can be called &...
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Unable to install windows debugging tools on windows 7, it says it needs .NET Framework 4, but won't let me install it

Unable to install windows debugging tools on windows 7, it says it needs .NET Framework 4, but won't let me install it I wanted to analyze a BSOD, so I looked https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-...
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Access denied removing `__debug_bin` in Visual Studio Code

After debugging a go program, the __debug_bin file is leftover and is not getting removed, throwing an access denied error. I tried running VSCode with admin privileges but it's the same. I would like ...
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View details of connection error in Firefox

When Firefox cannot connect to some server, I want to view the actual error instead of some "user-friendly" message such as this, which is not helpful at all: Hmm. We’re having trouble ...
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Visual Studio Auto Change Debug/Release Configuration?

A week ago something broke in my Visual Studio. Before I was building release and debugging almost at the same time. I pressed F6 to stop debugging and build release version ("bin\Release"). ...
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Getting This site can't be reached after doing Manual Proxy settings in wifi on Andoid/IOS device

I am trying to do proxy configuration in Redmi Note 7 Android 9. I have connected my Macbook and Device to the same wifi network, after doing manual configuration for Proxy IP address:192.168.XX.XX, ...
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ADB-like thing for Windows 10?

My actual aim is to find out what causes freezes occurring on a HP ProBook 450 G3 about once in a week (no reaction to any keystrokes except power button; however there is obvious activity, and the ...
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Bizarre shutdown on a very specific task

I stumbled upon a program (OPENFACE offline facial landmark detector) that shuts down (hard power off) my computer within 20 seconds. Obviously this is not that programs' fault- I experienced same ...
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MS Excel 365 Not Sorting

I have recently started experiencing a weird bug with excel, for some reason it has stopped sorting columns. It does not matter the way I try to sort, it just does not do it, however, filtering does ...
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Firefox won't open some web sites

I am running Firefox 74.0 on Linux Mint. Since v73, I have been facing the problem that some web sites will open very slowly (e.g. github.com) while others will not open at all (e.g. www.elster.de), ...
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Wireless keyboard occasionally stops typing... and then types every character it didn't type at once when shook

My logitech keyboard stops working every 5-20 minutes. During the time it stops working, if I type on it, even typing hundreds of words, as soon as I vigorously shake the keyboard, everything I had ...
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