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How to trace system calls made by a process with strace on Linux

Aug 11, 2020, 11:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Egidio Docile)

There are times when it's useful to inspect what a running application is doing under the hood, and what system calls it is performing during its execution. To accomplish such a task on Linux, we can use the strace utility. In this article we will see how to install it and we will learn its basic usage.

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