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Questions tagged [debug]

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

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i3 messed up after Ubuntu update

So after updating my packages today, i3 is messed up. As far as I can tell all my config files are still in the correct place / present, I am not sure why and what on gods green earth is happening. ...
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Refresh option stuck on screen [duplicate]

The refresh often stucks on my pc , what should I do ?Please find the picture on the given link https://ibb.co/iuUCsA
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Text box seems to always open vertically by default in powerpoint

I bought a new laptop with Windows10 and it hasPowerpoint 2016 installed on it. Whenever I add a text box the text starts typing vertically. How do I fix it? I mean, if I drag the box wider that ...
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Show context after every move using Python pdb

Can I show the context any time I step through code using Python's pdb debugger without having to explicitly call the list command? I've tried chaining commands with something like n & l or n &...
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How to find IP address in WinDbg Windows Kernel Debugging

I found this article, from OSR forums, however it didn't work in Windows 10 2: kd> x srvnet!SrvAdminIpAddressList 81fb06b8 srvnet!SrvAdminIpAddressList = <no type information> 2: kd> du ...
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“Microsoft Word has encountered a [redacted] and needs to close.”

Every time I try to open Word (v 15.11.2), it does not open, an instead gives a popup with the message "Microsoft Word has encountered a problem and needs to close." If I select to restart Word, the ...
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How to forward traffic from a Remote Desktop to my local machine?

I have a web application running on 192.168.48.16:8081 and want remote debug it from my local machine. I can connect to the 192.168.48.16 via Remote Desktop. How can I forward all the traffic on 192....
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How to copy BS character (0x08) to input for buffer overflow in GDB?

I need to overflow a buffer with a specific value that contains 0x08. If I use echo -ne "AA\x08A", the output is AA, as the backspace character and one A are removed. How do I copy this value into ...
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Why Visual Studio Code's Debug Console output is escaped and how to fix it?

Currently when I launch a program with LLDB debugger in Visual Studio Code, for some reason I'm getting escaped stdout output in VSCode's Debug Console. For example, my program outputs this: Playable ...
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Is it possible to get Visual Studio Code IDE debugging of apps on Rails 5.2 to work?

Expected behavior In VS Code (or other IDE); add break point to first line of [app root]/ config/application.rb; require_relative 'boot' start debug. debugger should stop at breakpoint Actual ...
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No one in the internet explains how to change the sys folder on ubuntu

I just installed Ubuntu in my notebook but it is not possible to change the brightness of the external monitor connected in VGA with the SO slider. I did various research on the net and I came to a ...
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WiFi functionality has totally disappeared from laptop

I have an HP 14-r003la running Windows 10. The keys on the top (the Fx keys) have additional functions, such as changing the screen brigthness or the volume. F12 happens to be the key that toggles ...
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BSOD Driver_Power_State_Failure minidump

Every so often I get BSODs due to Driver Power State Failure. I've tried the conventional wisdom of reinstalling corrupt drivers in Safe Mode w/ Networking, but to no avail. I saved a minidump of the ...
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Debugger.Launch() on Visual Studio 2017

I have Visual Studio Professional 2017 Version 15.8.2, I'm trying to use Debugger.Launch() but I can't see VS2017 on the list of possible debuggers in the Visual Studio Just-In-Time Debugger window. ...
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Does Chrome debug info reveal the format or type of codec needed to play the video?

Does Chrome debug info reveal the format or type of codec needed to play the video? The debug info is pretty cryptic, so it is not clear if it includes codec information. For example, here are some of ...
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What is batch mode execution in GDB?

I read a comment like - "Runs gdb in batch mode". So wanted to understand what does batch mode execution mean for GDB? And what is the other mode of execution for GDB?
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Run debug scripts in 32-bit in VbsEdit

I use a 64-bit VbsEdit on my Windows 7 computer to debug my VBScript code. Sometimes I need to run the scripts in 32-bit mode (C:\WINDOWS\SysWOW64\wscript.exe). Can I force VbsEdit to use the 32-...
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Remote Apps Programming and Debugging

I have a question about remote apps servers and debugging development programs. We run a remote apps server which holds our Visual Studio development software. The source files for all projects are ...
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Document shows text in “Khmer UI”, but that font is not in available list

I received a Document (*.doc) and am able to open it in OpenOffice (3.4.1), where I see that the font shown in the font selection dropdown is "Khmer UI". When I click the dropdown, the font name ...
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PotPlayer fails to play videos after Win 10 1803 update, how to fix it?

Since the update 1803, PotPlayer can play the audio of a movie but fails to play the video. And the player window seems to be duplicated and stuck there. And this is not an exception, my music player ...
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Diagnose high CPU on seemingly idle powershell session

I'm finding Powershell is using 20% cpu after a bunch of scripts have run. The script is made up of a bunch of AzureRM modules, posh-git and vssetup modules and a bunch of custom modules (none of ...
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What are the relevant boot components (files and settings) of Windows 10?

This is my second question regarding my case of a non-booting Windows 10, but with a different focus this time. As a reminder: Since something(TM) happened with my laptop (Dell Latitude E6440) ...
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Can I see what happens behind the Windows (Dell, in that case) boot logo?

Since something(TM) happened with my laptop (Dell Latitude E6440) yesterday (I suspect a Windows Update, but who knows), my Windows 10 Pro installation (17134.1, if that matters) does not boot any ...
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Strange Error with ntdll.dll Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

WINDOWS 7 ULTIMATE X64 SP1 I have recently been trying out a (shareware) clipboard management program called Spartan, which comes loaded with heaps of clever and useful features, but it does seem to ...
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Windows 10 lockup with no error logs or bluescreen

Symptoms: Display image freezes on last frame No m/k inputs work whatsoever Audio freezes to a square wave sound at whatever pitch was last coming out of the speakers There is seemingly no ...
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How to install USB debug cable driver in WinDbg for Windows kernel debugging?

As per Microsoft's USB debug page, you must launch WinDbg in an elevated process in order to install the USB driver. Having done that, I still receive this error message: Failed to copy USB device ...
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Windows 10 System Wide Pauses

I have a rather serious issue on Windows 10 Enterprise 2016 LTSB 32-bit: On this machine an application is running 24/7 with a lot of networking going on. In total there are 14 network ports. ...
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Intercept environment variables read by a process

I have a process that’s reading some environment variables to set itself up, but I’m not sure which one. The programming language is foreign to me, so let’s supposed I don’t have the source. Is there ...
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Debugging “No matching binary found” error on minidumps

I'm having a lot of trouble to debug minidumps for an application that was developed using Unreal Engine 4. In the past, I've been able to successfully debug their generated minidumps previously, and ...
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How to ID a bad explorer extension without disabling it?

I have a Windows 7 Enterprise computer that within the last few months when it resumes from sleep or hibernate it slows down drastically for a minute or two before becoming responsive. Typing in my ...
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What is the Win 10 Event ID for when a crash dump is created?

What is the Win 10 Event ID for when a crash dump (not the BSOD kind) is created?
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Windows 10 doesn't find any files on phone

When I connect my Android device to my Windows 10 laptop, it says this folder is empty. I've tried lots of things, enabled USB-debugging, different cables, all to no success. Is there anything I can ...
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Getting debug information from Chromium?

How can I actually get a stack trace of why my browser crashed? All it says is Aw, Snap! Something went wrong while display this webpage.
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Visual Studio 2015 F5 doesn't attach to the proces

This is what I'm doing: Set C++ project as startup project Build Set many break points press F5 the correct project is started, the breakpoints are shown as valid and loaded (filled red circle), ...
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Debug dialog window turning black and unresponsive on Linux

Whenever I try to exit SimVision (waveform viewer utility, part of Cadence), a dialog window pops up to ask the user to confirm he/she wants to exit the application. At times, the dialog window turns ...
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Ping works, SSH and other services not, how to debug?

So ping worked but SSH and other services were not responding (apache2, etc). I had to do an hard reboot of the server and now things work, i can connect to SSH and the web server also is fine. How ...
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Calendar “starts and ends” bug

A few weeks ago, my calendar started to lose its mind. I've connected my Google Calendar to the iOS one and I also have an automated pull from Facebook Events to Google. Basically, doesn't matter ...
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Missing “Debug” button for crashed application (window “<process> has stopped working”)

After the last major Windows update (from (I think) 1703 to 1709), the "Debug" button disappeared from the pop-up for crashed applications. The automatic debugging seems to be enabled (in the ...
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How to analyze slow program in some computers but not others

I've generated an exe file, using py2exe to pack all the dll needed, and it works flawlessly on my laptop and workstation. I've tested my program on several computers (same model as my laptop and ...
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C++ on Qt creator: debugger not showing static array elements

I'm using Qt creator and I swear I've seen it display static array elements before. I don't recall updating the IDE, the compiler, the debugger or anything else, so I'm not sure what's going on. I've ...
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Excel inconsistently changing the format of DATE cells

Column 1 = What I entered in cell. Column 2 = What formula bar shows when cell is selected. Column 3 = What cell shows when cell is not selected. 1 | 2 | 3 -----------------------...
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Search bar broke

Note: This is similar to another question here but I have made a new one for getting solutions for thr curre t Windows version. Also I have tried a lot of troubleshooting steps. So I thought asking a ...
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visual studio and SSMS flash and close instantly when openned

Yesterday I was working normally, left work with my computer open by simply locking it. Today I come in and it's shutdown so I power it up, boots properly. I try to start my workday by openning ...
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Trying to start apache2 in debug mode starts the apache2 service automatically

I am trying to remote debug (python via wsgi) starting the apache2 process with the following command (env variables set prior to calling this): $HTTPD ${APACHE_ARGUMENTS} -X -k start The problem ...
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Is an USB Link Cable (USB2USB) usable for kernel debugging in Linux

I've never before used any USB-Link Cable for debugging the Linux Kernel, now my question: Are these Cables (except the USB-2-Serial) usable for Linux Kernel debugging. I've had some problems to ...
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On Linux, which IDE can provide debug output in a separate window for a dual-monitor setup?

Problem: I want to have the debug window (namely the call stack, variables, etc.) on the second monitor, while having the source code on the first monitor. The OS is Linux, preferrably Fedora, the ...
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Windows 10 slows down in about ~2 minutes after log on

Problem: ~2 minutes (seconds after my wallpapers auto change ) after log on, almost everything becomes very very slow. Game like Forza motosport 6 APEX, Resident Evil 7 seems not be affected even in ...
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Defragment Drives (dfrgui.exe) won't start after 1703 Update

All, this is a curious problem after the creators (1703) update (OS Build 15063.413) on my HP Elitebook 8760w. Defragment and Optimize drives will not launch at all. For instance clicking on Start ...
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Strange Windows 10 Debug-log entry in Notepad

I have encountered this several times, Does anyone know what it is and is it dangerous? Blockquote[0701/112820:INFO:(0)] WebCore is now online. [0701/112820:INFO:(0)] Running Awesomium 1.7.5.1 [...
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enabling pepper flash trace log in chromium on 64 bit Linux Gentoo

I need to have flash player trace log for my development environment. The only one I could successfully install flash debug version on Gentoo Linux ~amd64 is by emerging chromium and downloading ...