strace is a diagnostic, debugging utility for Linux. It is used to monitor interactions between processes and the Linux kernel, which include system calls, signal deliveries, and changes of process state.

System administrators, diagnosticians and trouble-shooters will find it valuable for solving problems with programs. 1


strace can be installed with the Pakfire web interface or via the console:

pakfire install strace


Simple help command:

strace --help


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