Debugging is a methodical process of finding and reducing the number of bugs, or defects, in a computer program

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lldb-3.3 failed to launch on Ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to use lldb on ubuntu 12.04 because I am more familiar with it than gdb. However, it fails with uninformative messages every time. I installed it though the official repository sudo ...
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How to mount a samsung galaxy s5?

My laptop runs on Ubuntu 12.04 and when trying to connect my phone to access files through the usb port, this comes up: Unable to mount SAMSUNG_Android Error initializing camera: -60: Could not lock ...
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My IDE keeps crashing instantly: How do I diagnose?

I am using Aptana, Java-based IDE. Starting today, it is crashing suddenly every few minutes. This may have to do with the fact that I recently upgraded to Xubuntu 14.04. There is no error message. ...
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TCP hash tables in Linux Kernel

I have implemented a solution to migrate sockets between servers running Linux OS. The migration mechanism works very well and the client is capable of continuing receiving his service from the new ...
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Is this a bug or normal (mis) behavior?

When I sudo-rebooted from the top-right menu, after Unity closed I was taken to an open tty, where I saw my login password in plaintext where I had typed it in earlier. In Ubuntu-bug, a specific ...
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Kernel debugging

I am trying to set a kernel debugging between 2 Ubuntu machines, using a com port. It just does not work. I have tried to compile 3.15.6 kernel from kernel.org. Can somebody please help me? I am ...
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Is there a gedit plugin that will detect errors in php code?

I dont know if this is even possible inside of gedit, i know there are third party editors that will do this but i like gedit and would like to know if anyone knows of such a plugin because i cant ...
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System regularly hangs when opening or closing windows

After a day or two of usage this problem starts happening where whenever I open a new window (or even a dialog in an app that has them) it will fade in about 50% and then freeze for about 10 seconds. ...
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How to build eglibc in debug mode [duplicate]

I am trying to create a debug version of the eglibc to allow step by step debugging in a program that crashes in the eglibc. I want the created ".so" file to be as close as possible to the eglibc ...
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How can I find out what ibus-daemon and ibus-ui-gtk3 are doing?

Occasionally my desktop slows down a lot. The mouse pointer moves slowly or not at all, my fan starts whirring, and the end is generally nigh. If I'm very patient normality usually restores itself, ...
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debug symbols for Ubuntu 12.04

I try to watch how programs work by running them by the 'Qt Creator' debugger. For better orientation I'd like to see also the system (core) utilities fully in the call stack window as I am used from ...
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Why does Ubuntu's webkit inspector look (and work) just like Safari?

In older Ubuntu, the python-webkit inspector looked like Chrome, as you can see in these screenshots: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/13132459 (It had some annoying bugs, too.) I see Midori's ...
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Getting interleaved source code and assembly code for shared object files in Ubuntu

I would like to get interleaved source code and assembly code for a number of .so shared objects using "objdump -S" command. However, it seems that the installed libraries on my machine do not include ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 nautilus/nemo file manager hanging on every action

I cannot use nautilus or nemo because of high loading time on each action, many times the applications simply hang and I've busted my time on trying to fix it with no success whatsoever. Here's how ...
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Internet connection occasionally becomes mis-configured

~2-3 times a month I'll be using the internet and the connection speed will drop to 0Kbps. At this point I usually try disconnecting and reconnecting from the network which solves the problem ...
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Ubuntu server periodically unreachable

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 server running. The server has two NICs and acts as a NAT router, with the help of shorewall. Shorewall also acts as a plain firewall for blocking ports that I don't want ...
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how to use the geany debugger?

I am new to debugging and I need to how to use the debugger in geany IDE. Is there any documentation or a video available in the internet related to the geany debugger? I have surfed everywhere but I ...
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Debug faulty hardware

My sister has got a laptop that has always crashed on her during Windows times (Blue screen) (hardware is relatively new and up to date). Back then she sent the dump files from Windows to Dell, who ...
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Ubuntu 14.04 image preview never loads

After updating to 14.04 my image preview never shows up Is this common to update? Maybe it is related to my image viewer? Can I replace the default one or if its nautilus fault, what replacement ...
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Nginx failing to reload - how to track down why?

Hi I've had my Nginx server running great on Ubuntu server 12.04 for a while. I've been gradually bolting on various bits, and got as far as optimising load times on my wordpress page. After making ...
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“Code 126: Permission Denied” when using GDB Debugger

I have written a piece of C++ code and am trying to debug that using GDB Debugger. The code uses bunch of libraries, so I am using a make-file to compile and link all the required libraries, which I ...
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Help debugging string descriptor 0 read error on boot [closed]

I've installed Ubuntu 14.04 on my Acer aspire v5 laptop. I would like some help debugging a boot error. What information should I provide when asking questions? How do I isolate and diagnose a ...
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How to change Firefox debugger font size

It's too little to read. Bug report is https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=143119 Notice: it's not about Firebug.
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What is the purpose of libstdc++-dbg?

The Synaptics package manager says that: This package contains the shared library of libstdc++ compiled with debugging symbols. But I can successfully print the contents of std members in the ...
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jdb not starting up

I am having a wierd problem. I manually installed the newest JDK from Oracle just about an hour ago. Now when I try running jdb through the command jdb DocumentListing1.java the output reads: The ...
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Confusing input error

During general use my laptop (Lenovo Thinkpad Edge 15 running Ubuntu 12.10) will suddenly mute its volume and stall for a few seconds, seemingly for no reason. At the same time if I'm in a terminal ...
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What is the role of a Bug reporter?

What is the role of a Bug reporter in reporting bugs and after reporting bugs? When and how can he get out of the bug-related problem? Most people get the benefits of the bug report after the bug is ...
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Can't use RStudio any more after trying to set up an ODBC connection to a postgreSQL database

I tried to Setup an odbc connection from R to my PostgreSQL database located on a server (package RODBC). When trying to connect the connection failed because I entered a wrong Username in the DSN ...
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Multiply 2 array index variables shell programming [closed]

How do i multiply 2 array index variables given the following foo=(1 2) bar=(0.1 0.2) foobar=$((foo[1]*price[1])) # this is wrong echo "$foobar" Current output : 0 Correct/Expected output : 0.4
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weird shell script error: invalid option return: usage: return [n]

This programme checks if a certain book title exist by matching user input of book title and book author. function removebook_option() { echo -n "Title : " read title_input2 echo -n ...
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What should I do after reset?

In addition to the popular question What should I do when Ubuntu freezes? . Lately my laptop had to be rebooted a couple of times. And I don't know why. What is the standard procedure to debug a ...
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K3b problem burning cd

I can't make audio cds with K3b although in the past I could... Anyone who has a clue about it is welcome... This is my debugging output: Devices HL-DT-ST DVD+-RW GT10N A109 (/dev/sr0, CD-R, CD-RW, ...
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Where are the missing build files for performing a kernel bisection?

I am attempting my first-ever kernel bisection to try and help debug a regression that occurred somewhere between 13.04 and 13.10. I am trying to follow the instructions listed at ...
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Itellij debug problem with maven

When I try to make a debug with intellij in a maven project in Ubuntu 13.04 i get this error, I try with another ports, remote debug, and check the host file, have the same result. Tested in a clean ...
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Debugging PHP in Ubuntu (Xdebug)

PHP Vim Debugger: Configuring Apache I am trying to install Vdebug to debug PHP in Vim. Unfortunately, when I press F5 this message appears after a few seconds Waiting for a connection (Ctrl-C to ...
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How to get the output (stdout/stderr) of a click application?

I have a click application installed on Ubuntu Touch, and I need to be able to read its standard output in order to debug it. Is the output captured somewhere, or is it possible to see it on the ...
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Alter Netbeans Debug options

I would start with specifications first. 1)Ubuntu 12.04 x86 2)NetBeans IDE 7.3.1 3)fuzzylite 3.1 My Query: The image in the above link the order of the debug option is incorrect as flag ...
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How to upgrade or downgrade the Kernel in Ubuntu (to any stable or testing release)

When I report a bug I may be asked to "try out the latest upstream Kernel", how do I do that? I see a lot of version specific answers to this question here on ask ubuntu, what are the general ...
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Get Rhythmbox debugging info

I'm having a weird problem with Rhythmbox that no one else seems to have. When I pause on any audio CD, I can't get Rhythmbox to play it again. I've tried various workarounds including trying to play ...
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How do I debug the .NET library from monodevelop?

Sometimes the .NET libraries do not do what I expect them to do. The fault is probably mine, most of the times, but it would be really nice, if I could delve into the actual implementation by "Step ...
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Debugging PHP apps with Kdevelop

I am using kdevelop 4.5.1 and I would like to debug php apps. I made a search and I found this article: http://nikosams.blogspot.com.es/2010/02 ... ugger.html which is from 2010 but I don't know how ...
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Online Accounts auth over and over again without success

I just added my Google account to the "Online Accounts" in Gnome. Before my last restart the account couldn't be added for unknown reason. I authorized Gnome access to my Google Account, the window ...
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Juju debug-hooks, how to run hook in debug terminal or get more information?

I'm having trouble deploying the Havana Openstack charms on precise for cinder, nova-cloud-controller, and quantum-gateway. I'm using MaaS running Virsh managed KVM machines. I'm getting errors with ...
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system crash reason

One of our server recently get frequently crash....I am pasting some of the syslog here, anyone familar with system would give me a hint what caused this? Much appreciated. I am using Ubuntu 12.10. ...
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GDB crashes with: ImportError: No module named libstdcxx.v6.printers

I have a problem with GDB. Whenever I try to debug any C++ program, just after running it, GDB gives this error: (gdb) run Starting program: /home/errikos/Workspaces/tests/a.out Traceback (most ...
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Why debug packages don't include sources?

I was expecting that after installing the package libgtk-3-0-dbg I would get DDD to show the source code when stepping into gtk+, however I had to download the source package myself (from here) and ...
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Why is the libindicator reporting all scroll event signals as UP?

I am trying to investigate this bug; the gist is, if you have a Unity application indicator, and you scroll over it, the scroll event is always 'up', even if you scroll down. Here is a sample ...
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Erroneous Character Input

Summary: With default install of 12.04LTS on a Dell XT2 the g key activates g5, G% with uppercase. H and " present the same issue. With xev I can see 4 codes for each physical keystroke of these ...
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how to get the address with /proc/kallsyms

cat /proc/kallsyms | grep "\ doexecve$" i run this command in ubuntu 13.04 in virtual box in order to get address. However, no result. How to get the address for kprobe debug
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How do I troubleshoot boot problems when stuck at the Ubuntu splash screen?

I was tweaking some settings on my Ubuntu 12.04 install. Specifically I was altering the default color scheme of the terminal, following these instructions Now whenever I boot Ubuntu, I get stuck in ...